Civilian Pilot Training Program (CPTP) Records, 1942 -- 1943


This collection has:

0.45 Cubic Feet
1 box

Nationwide, the CPTP existed from 1938-1944 as a civilian program to train civilian pilots that, however, clearly intended to increase the number of potential pilots in the case of war - several European nations had already instigated similar government sponsored programs. Until summer of 1944, CPTP and WTS trained "435,165 people, including hundreds of women and African Americans."

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