"Billy" Mitchell
Photo Credit: U.S. Army Military History Institute
Brigadier General William ("Billy") Mitchell was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, the Distinguished Service Medal and numerous foreign decorations for his service commanding all Air Service combat units in France during World War I. An outspoken proponent of airpower, he was court-martialed in 1925 for insubordination. (Personalities Photograph Collection)
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