Wings Over San Antonio


In March 1910, Lt. Benjamin Foulois was ordered to Fort Sam Houston near San Antonio, Texas, with a used Wright Brothers aeroplane and a small contingent of enlisted men. His mission was to teach himself how to operate this primitive flying machine and begin demonstrating the practical uses it might have for the United States Army. This history is chronicled through in-depth captions and over 200 images as author Mel Brown tells the story of how San Antonio eventually became the cradle of military aviation. Mastery of the ...

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Wings Over San Antonio
2001, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780738508146

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Wings Over San Antonio
2001, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531605049


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