Photo Research World War II

Albuquerque, NM 1940s
Albuquerque, NM 1940s

Kimo Theater on the left

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Albuquerque 1943
Albuquerque 1943

Central Avenue

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History of Kirkland
History of Kirkland

Albuquerque, NM

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Ariel View of Kirkland
Ariel View of Kirkland

WW II 1942

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Kirkland WW II classroom
Kirkland WW II classroom

Advanced Flying School Kirkland Army Air Force Base World War II

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Diagram of B24
Diagram of B24
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Army Air Force
Army Air Force

Crew & pilot Instructor

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Student Pilot
Student Pilot
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Cockpit of a B24
Cockpit of a B24
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                                                             Feliz and Benito

The Depression has the almost emptied the village as it tightened it grip on the farmland. after a fierce battle with her mother Matilde,  Feliz leaves for Albuquerque with her two silent and staunch brothers as chaperones.  The country has plunged into war. Feliz works alongside of her anglo girlfriend Judy packing parachutes for the new Air Force cadets training at Kirkland Army Air Force Base.   Her world is expanding beyond her mother's worst fears.  It's a world of men and especially one particular Texan.