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Josh Sanford, WWII Flying Ace

Josh Sanford, WWII Flying Ace | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Portrait of Josh Sanford sitting in an airplane during WWII. Sanford served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and is credited with being the only Native American pilot to serve in China. Sanford eventually reached the rank of Captain, won the Fly Cross Award, and took part in at least 74 combat missions.
DESCRIPTION
Portrait of Josh Sanford sitting in an airplane during WWII. Sanford served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and is credited with being the only Native American pilot to serve in China. Sanford eventually reached the rank of Captain, won the Fly Cross Award, and took part in at least 74 combat missions.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:106688
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Unknown
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Collection Name:Hillsboro Historical Society
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:digital file
Original Format Number:1407000019
Original Dimensions:1954 X 1416 pixels
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Scan provided by Alan Picha of the Hillsboro Historical Society.
SUBJECTS
Protective clothing
Winnebago Indians
Air pilots, Military
Airplane, Military
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Portrait photography

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