September 1944

Aviation

Volume 28, Issue 9
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Reports and Comments on the Military Uses of Aircraft

Boystown for Birdmen

A unique infantry training school for pilots was widely publicized in the press late in July as the result of a trip to the Marine Air Station at Cherry Point by a dozen nationally known aviation editors and special correspondents from newspapers, radio, wire services, and magazines.

The press invariably tagged the school "Boystown for Birdmen" as it is known among the airmen at Cherry Point as a hangover from the days when the camp was a rehabilitation center for enlisted men.

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