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Brigadier General Billy Mitchell: Father of the U.S. Air Force and Hatteras Hero

May 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Danny Couch to learn about the man considered by aviation historians as the most polarizing airman this country has ever produced. Brig. Gen. Billy Mitchell is, nonetheless, regarded as the father of the United States Air Force and an icon in American aviation history. Aviation experts often question why General Mitchell chose to conduct his historic strategic bombing experiments at Hatteras, and the answer is simple: He liked to fish.