Abbe. The acclaimed Images of America series is the go-to collection for classic Americana, examining various locations, events, and monuments across the country. This edition turns its attention to South Plains Army Airfield in Lubbock, Texas.
Conceived, built, used, and closed in a short five-year period during World War II, the SPAAF was a training facility for U.S. glider pilots. Roughly 80% of the 6,000 pilots trained to fly the combat cargo glider received their G Wings at this training center, of which little remains today. 128 pages, 200 B&W photos, 6½"x 9¼", softcover.