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End of Pre-Flight Training

Two buses full of graduating cadets are leaving
Description: Painting, Oil; by Don Freeman; 1943; Unframed Dimensions 21H X 28W
Accession #: 88-159-EL as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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The arduous course of physical conditioning in the Navy's pre-flight school is over for these aviation cadets, and they are embarked on the next course--primary training, where they actually begin to fly. Before leaving for Pensacola, Florida, they shout a boisterous farewell to under-classmen trotting on the double to the drill field for calisthenics.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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