Today in Military History: July 2, 1926, Army Air Corps Created

On July 2, 1926, the US Army Air Corps was created. This was one step in the long fight to create a separate force for air power within the Department of Defense.

 The Army Air Corps merged into the Air Force when it was created in 1947.  But, the period between 1926 -1947 the Air Corps heavily recruited young men to expand aviator ranks. 
Check out this Army Air Corps recruiting film.
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