Brigadier-General William A. Mitchell, Assistant Chief of the Army Air Service, is the most picturesque figure the service contains —and it has many a striking personity in its ranks. Aged 45, possessor of an independent fortune, and an entrée to all Washington society, a splendid horseman, General Mitchell is the 20th Century equivalent of the "beau sabreur" of Napoleon's time.

One of the first officers in the Army to take up aviation, Mitchell has gone from triumph to triumph, has made a remarkable record as an air...

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