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SALSMAN, JOHN GEORGE Papers. 1914-1932

.09 cu ft

Call No. 168.67

IRIS Nos. 125292-125294

(1899-1978). Colonel. USAF, 1923-1953. Born 9 April 1899, Milwaukee, WI. BS, United States Military Academy, 1923. Air Service Balloon and Airship School, 1924; Air Service Technical School, 1925; Air Corps Tactical School, 1940. Served to grade of Sergeant, Field Artillery, 1917-1919. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1923-1953. Retired March 1953. Died 27 September 1978, Silver Spring, MD.

Personal papers relating to Salsman's military service. Includes a personal collection of photographs (1924-1932), primarily of balloons and dirigibles at Scott Field, IL and at the St. Louis Exposition (1926).