Dargue, Herbert Arthur, Maj Gen

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
M 0273-Airplane Pilot
Last AFSC Group
USAAF
Primary Unit
1939-1941, 1st Air Force
Service Years
1911 - 1941
Major General

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1886
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Brooklyn, NYC, NY
Last Address
near Bishop, California

Date of Passing
Dec 12, 1941
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 7, Site 10088

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 Military Association Memberships
In the Line of DutyNational Aviation Hall of Fame
  1941, In the Line of Duty
  1997, National Aviation Hall of Fame7


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was a pioneer military aviator and one of the first ten recipients of the Distinguished Flying Cross.
   
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Sources:
nationalaviation.org/dargue-herbert-arthur/
earlyaviators.com/edargue1.htm
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Dargue
www.arlingtoncemetery.net/hadargue.htm
apps.westpointaog.org/Memorials/Article/4965/
www.generals.dk/general/Dargue/Herbert_Arthur/USA.html
avstop.com/news/paf.html
www.jcs-group.com/military/warsmaller/1916punitive2.html
http://valor.militarytimes.com/search.php?term=Dargue%2C+Herbert
www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
   
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 1941-1941, B-18 Bolo
From Year
1941
To Year
1941
   
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Aircraft/Missile Information
Specifications (B-18A)

General characteristics

* Crew: 6
* Length: 57 ft 10 in (17.6 m)
* Wingspan: 89 ft 6 in (27.3 m)
* Height: 15 ft 2 in (4.6 m)
* Wing area: 959 ft (89.1 m)
* Empty weight: 16,321 lb (7,400 kg)
* Loaded weight: 22,123 lb (10,030 kg)
* Max takeoff weight: 27,500 lb (12,600 kg)
* Powerplant: 2 Wright R-1820-53 radial engines, 1,000 hp (750 kW) each

Performance

* Maximum speed: 215 mph (197 knots, 346 km/h)
* Combat range: 999 nm (1,150 mi, 1,850 km))
* Ferry range: 1,800 nm (2,100 mi, 3,400 km)
* Service ceiling 23,900 ft (7,280 m)
* Rate of climb: 1,030 ft/min (5.2 m/s)
* Wing loading: 23.1 lb/ft (113 kg/m)
* Power/mass: 0.09 hp/lb (150 W/kg)

Armament

* Guns: 3 .30 in (7.62 mm) machine guns
* Bombs: 4,500 lb (2,200 kg)

   
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