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//title/80/gorrells-history-aef-air-service: accessed February 24, 2021)

Publication Title
Gorrell's History - AEF Air Service
Total Records
77,457 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
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.