Hill Air Force Base

Records: 66,950 · Complete: 50%

Historically rich and detailed unit histories, photos, and records from the early years of Hill Air Force Base. These records date from before World War II when the base was known as the Ogden Air Depot and later named Hill Field in honor of Major Ployer P. Hill, an early Air Corps Materiel Division pilot who lost his life in 1935 at Wright Field, Ohio, while testing the Boeing Model 299 aircraft, a pre-production demonstrator of the famous B-17 bomber. This content has been provided by the 75th Air Base Wing History Office (75 ABW/HO).

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Publication Title
Hill Air Force Base
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Records: 66,950 · Complete: 50%
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Published on Fold3
June 6, 2019
Last Updated
September 20, 2019
Description
Historically rich and detailed unit histories, photos, and records from the early years of Hill Air Force Base. These records date from before World War II when the base was known as the Ogden Air Depot and later named Hill Field in honor of Major Ployer P. Hill.