Elliot Roosevelt and Colonel H. H. Arnold inspect YB-10 bombers of the Army Air Corps Alaska Flight
Washington DC USA Date:1934 Duration:1 min 14 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Elliott Roosevelt, son of the U.S. President, and his wife, Ruth J.(Googins) Roosevelt, are seen at Bolling Field, Washington, DC, with U.S. Army Air Corps Colonel H. H. Arnold, as they visit the fliers taking part in the Air Corps Alaska Flight project. Elliot Roosevelt shakes hands with project commander, Colonel H. H. Arnold, as his wife, Ruth Roosevelt, stands behind them. They are in front of an Air Corps Martin YB-10 bomber. Air Corps aviators climb in and out of the aircraft and stand behind the wing of one, as they don mosquito netting headgear, that might be needed on the expedition. Closeup of the Alaska Flight logo painted on their YB-10 bombers, consisting of an eagle perched on a totem pole, superimposed on a map of Alaska.
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