Bodeen, Roy 1981-09-06

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Roy Bodeen discusses his career in aviation with the Air Force and his association with South Plains aviation pioneer Clint Breedlove.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Roy Bodeen

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Date: September 6, 1981

Location: Los Angeles, California

Interviewer: Bill Wilkerson

Length: 1 hour, 5 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Clent Breedlove, Air Force (1918-1921), Kelly Field, Texas, Lamry Field, Virginia (1921), Mission of 1921 Bombing Maneuver, Airport, Lubbock, Texas, Death, Roy Bodeen, Born, Superior, Wisconsin (August 16, 1899), Move to California (1903), Education, Enlistment in Air Force (June 21, 1920), March Field, Riverside, California (October 12, 1920), Kelly Field, Texas (October 20, 1920), Bombing mission, Employment after service, Reserves, Ford Motor Company, France (1939-1940), Casa Blanca (1940), North American Aviation, Retirement (August 16, 1969), Clent Breedlove, Joe Ben Leivery (French stunt pilot), Roy Bodeen, Flight experience, Roy Bodeen (continued), Health, Donation, aviation history, Club memberships

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1899-1969

Bulk Dates: 1920-1969

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