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Lincoln Blimp: 1930

Lincoln Blimp: 1930

February 1930. Washington, D.C. "Army Airship C-41 lands on Mall and airmen, led by Brigadier General William J. Flood of the 19th Airship Company, place wreath at Lincoln Memorial, honoring Lincoln's Birthday." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

The rest of the story

Is here, or at least the video which is really cool. The notes accompanying the video confirm that Flood was still a captain at the time.

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According to the Air Force's website, William J. Flood was a Captain at this time. He became a Brigadier General in 1943.

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