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[[File:US Air Corps.png|right|Shield of the US Army Air Corps]]
 
[[File:US Air Corps.png|right|Shield of the US Army Air Corps]]
The '''United States Army Air Corps''' (USAAC) was an [[aircraft|aviation]] division of the [[United States Army]] in the early [[20th century]].
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The '''United States Army Air Corps''' was an [[aircraft|aviation]] division of the [[United States Army]] in the early [[20th century]]. As atmospheric flight became more advanced, this became a separate service, the [[US Air Force]]. ({{DS9|Little Green Men}})
 
As atmospheric flight became more advanced, a new service of the Army was created in 1941, the US Army Air Force (USAAF), into which the former Air Corps was integrated, and formed a subordinate organization.
 
 
In September 1947, a separate branch of the Army Forces, the [[US Air Force]] was created. It assumed all the missions of the former USAAF, except for some parts of the Air Corps (light aircraft aiming at supporting ground operations) which remained in the Army under that name.
 
 
In July 1947, three Ferengi crashed near Roswell, New Mexico, close to an USAAF air base (Roswell Army Airfield). Specialists from the research facility of the Air Corps ''Wright Base'' (Ohio) came to investigate. ({{DS9|Little Green Men}})
 
   
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In July 1947, three Ferengi crashed near Roswell, New Mexico, and were taken to a USAAC base. This was not known to the general public, who were told a [[weather balloon]] had crashed. ({{DS9|Little Green Men}})
 
==External link==
 
==External link==
 
* {{Wikipedia}}
 
* {{Wikipedia}}
* [http://www.aafha.org/aaf_or_aircorps.html Was It the Air Corps or Army Air Forces in WW II?]
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Revision as of 12:56, September 19, 2010

The United States Army Air Corps was an aviation division of the United States Army in the early 20th century. As atmospheric flight became more advanced, this became a separate service, the US Air Force. (DS9: "Little Green Men")

In July 1947, three Ferengi crashed near Roswell, New Mexico, and were taken to a USAAC base. This was not known to the general public, who were told a weather balloon had crashed. (DS9: "Little Green Men")

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