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    Henry "Hap" Arnold Typed Letter Signed "H Arnold" as a major and chief of the Information Division of the Air Service. One page, 8" x 10.5", on "War Department/Office of the Chief of Air Service" letterhead, Washington, September 8, 1925, to Richard R. Blythe, "relative to the aerial sham-battle over New York City on October 3d..." he is told that his "scheme meets with the approval of this office. However, as all of the air units at Mitchel Field will be under the control of the Second Corps Are Commander, the actual approval of the project will have to be secured from that office." Light toning and folds; else near very fine. From the Richard Blythe Aviation Collection.


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    Hap Arnold was the commander of the U. S. Army Air Corps during the Second World War and the only Air Force general to hold five stars. Dick Blythe was the second half of public relations duo Bruno and Blythe who famously represented Charles Lindbergh during his historic transatlantic flight from New York to Paris. Water mark of the United States Seal.



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