British Pilot Training During World War II

Learn about how Falcon Field was used as a training ground for the Royal Air Force during World War II. Hear WWII Veteran Richard… read more

Learn about how Falcon Field was used as a training ground for the Royal Air Force during World War II. Hear WWII Veteran Richard “Dick” Cooper share stories of what it was like to be a young pilot in training.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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British Pilot Training During World War II

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Program ID:
311822-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Mesa, Arizona, United States
First Aired:
Apr 7, 2013
Last Aired:
May 30, 2013

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  • Apr 07, 2013 | 1:52am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 07, 2013 | 5:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 08, 2013 | 2:08am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 14, 2013 | 3:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2013 | 11:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2013 | 2:35am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2013 | 5:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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