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CORSICANA FIELD. Corsicana Field, at Corsicana, was a contract primary flying school operated by Air Activities of Houston, Texas. The base opened in March 1941 and closed in October 1944.

Robert E. Hays, Jr., Military Aviation Activities in Texas, World Wars I and II (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1963). History of AAF Training Command (Fort Worth: Headquarters Air Training Command, 1941).
Art Leatherwood

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Handbook of Texas Online, Art Leatherwood, "Corsicana Field," accessed October 26, 2016,

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