Gorrell's History - AEF Air Service record example

    Gorrell's History - AEF Air Service

    Records: 77,457 · Complete: 100%

    In the first World War, aircraft were first introduced to the battlefield. Recognizing the significance, Maj Gen Mason Patrick, Chief of the Air Service, instructed Col Edgar S Gorrell, Assistant Chief of Staff of the Air Service, to gather all information that would "assist in establishing Army aeronautics on a sound basis for the future." Volume titles appear under each series in the browse menu. A table of contents is available on the description page for this publication.

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    Example Records

    WWI airplane
    WWI airplane
    Description of an air battle over France
    Description of an air battle over France
    Stitched aerial photographs of Ourches Airdrome
    Stitched aerial photographs of Ourches Airdrome
    Sample
    Sample

    Source Information

    "Gorrell's History of the American Expeditionary Forces Air Service, 1917-1919" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/80/gorrells-history-aef-air-service: accessed May 24, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Gorrell's History - AEF Air Service
    Total Records
    77,457 · Complete: 100%
    Content Source
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    Publication Number
    M990
    Record Group
    120
    Published on Fold3
    19 Jun 2007
    Last Updated
    19 Nov 2013
    Description
    NARA M990. Historical narratives, reports, photographs, and other records that document administrative, technical, and tactical activities of the Air Service in the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I.