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Side 1 - Life as a boy in the Dakota's and war years. Side 2 - Dolly and War Years
Major General Lloyd Bentsen, Sr. was a pioneer of military aviation. He enlisted in the Aviation Section of the Signal Corps, United States Army during WWI, flew missions as a fighter pilot, commanded the Military Forces of Texas during WWII, and was appointed Commanding General, Texas State Guard Reserve.
Rio Grande Valley Oral Histories Collection; Lloyd Bentsen Sr. - Part 01, 1985/05/18. ELIBR-0027. University Library, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX. Accessed via https://scholarworks.utrgv.edu/rgvoralhistories/509