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Seifert (Frank W.) Personal Papers
SDASM.SC.10130  
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Description
Col. Frank Walter Seifert, (September 29, 1896 – December 1, 1977) was an aviation pioneer and a veteran of World War II. He was on the team which preformed the first aerial refueling.
Background
Col. Frank Walter Seifert, (September 29, 1896 – December 1, 1977) was an aviation pioneer and a veteran of World War II. He became an aviation cadet in the Army Signal Corps and received his second lieutenant’s commission in 1918. He then became a flying instructor at various military airfields in the United States. At Rockwell Field (now North Island NAS) he was a member of the team that performed the first aerial refueling in history, and for that he was later inducted into the Air Force Hall of Fame.
Extent
0.43 Cubic Feet One Box
Restrictions
Some copyright may be reserved. Consult with the library director for more information.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.