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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.

 

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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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