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The Men Who Made Selfridge

Event Type: Adult Programs
Date: 9/9/2013
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Description:
 Join Dan Heaton as he presents The Men Who Made Selfridge, which details the history of Thomas Selfridge and Byron Q. Jones, the first commanders of Michigan's Selfridge Field. This presentation touches on Selfridge's career as the first man in a U.S. uniform to fly and his untimely death during a 1908 flight with one of the Wright Brothers; Jones' experience flying the first-ever combat mission of what eventually became the U.S. Air Force; and the early development of Selfridge Field, which began operation on July 1, 1917.
Library: Clinton-Macomb Main Library
Status: Closed
Please Note
  • Attendee MUST Give 24 HOUR Cancellation Notice to Allow Others on the Waiting List to Attend.