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William Langer

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Letter from Governor William Langer to Chief of the US Army Air Corps Benjamin Foulois on February 2, 1934, in support of stratospheric research flight utilizing facilities at Bismarck, North Dakota. Governor William Langer gives an itemized list of reasons that Bismarck, North Dakota would be an ideal location as a base of these flight operations. This stratospheric flight project was an effort by the United States Army Air Corps in conjunction with the National Geographic Society.

Publication Date

2-2-1934

Keywords

Army Air Corps, National Geographic Society, research, aviation

Organizations Referenced

National Geographic Society, US Army Air Corps, Bismarck Association of Commerce, United States Weather Bureau

People Referenced

Benjamin Foulois, William Langer

Letter from Governor Langer to Chief of the Army Air Corps Regarding Stratospheric Research Flight, 1934

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