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Alaska Editorial: Remembering the lessons of World War II

...up Alaska's military presence into high gear. Suddenly, a 1935 speech given to Congress by retired Army Gen. Billy Mitchell looked prophetic. "I believe that in the future," he had said, "whoever holds Alaska will hold the world. I...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-05/alaska-editorial-remembering-lessons-
Opinion
My Turn: Teach Alaska's history

What did Alexander Baranov, Gen. Billy Mitchell, Bennie Benson, Elizabeth Peratrovich and Libby Riddles contribute to Alaska? If you don't know, perhaps you too could benefit...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120104/opi_20041201014.shtml
Opinion
This Day in History

In Alaska Sound off on the important issues at In 1879, Billy Mitchell, near Valdez, was named after the famous Brigadier General of the U.S. Army Air Corps. In 1935, the University of Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122906/sta_20061229022.shtml
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This Day in History

...Jersey. In 1879, World War I flying ace Colonel "Billy" Mitchell, who established telegraph posts in Alaska in the early 1900's, was born in Nice, France. Mount Billy Mitchell, near Valdez, was named after the famous brigadier...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122902/loc_hstory.shtml
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This Day in History

...Jersey. In 1879, World War I flying ace Colonel "Billy" Mitchell, who established telegraph posts in Alaska in the early 1900s, was born in Nice, France. Mount Billy Mitchell, near Valdez, was named after the famous brigadier...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122903/sta_thisday.shtml
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This Day in History

...Jersey. In 1879, World War I flying ace Colonel "Billy" Mitchell, who established telegraph posts in Alaska in the early 1900s, was born in Nice, France. Mount Billy Mitchell, near Valdez, was named after the famous brigadier...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122905/sta_20051229024.shtml
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Photo: Patron saint of aviation, 1935

...Soon after, he began promoting aviation on stage and in the newspaper. Following a flight with aviation pioneer Billy Mitchell in 1925, he urged expansion of the U.S. Air Force. By 1933, he had flown and promoted flying so extensively...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010804/loc_photoavaiation.shtml
News
This Day in History

...near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, using their experimental craft, the Wright Flyer. In 1925, Col. William "Billy" Mitchell was convicted at his court-martial of insubordination for accusing senior military officials of incompetence and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121706/sta_20061217010.shtml
News
Outsiders: Peter Cross

...there's always something else." Close call: "Being too scared to move. I was beyond my comfort zone on (Mount) Billy Mitchell, Thomson Pass, near Valdez. I was backcountry skiing and I was too afraid to go forward and too afraid to turn...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073006/out_20060730011.shtml
Outdoors
This Day in History

...dedicated. In 1936, World War I flying ace Colonel "Billy" Mitchell, who established telegraph posts in Alaska in the early 1900s, died in New York City. Mount Billy Mitchell, near Valdez, was named after the famous brigadier...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021705/sta_20050217014.shtml
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