Brant, Gerald Clark

Brant, Gerald Clark

(1880–1958) aviator; born in Chariton, Iowa. A 1904 West Point graduate, he served on the Mexican border and in the Philippines before transferring to the air service in 1917. During World War II, he held a senior air force training command in Florida.
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