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Dover Air Force Base … The Early Years!


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1945 - DEMOCRATIC MEMBERS OF THE STATE SENATE -- were snapped with Col. Harold J. Rau, base commander, on a visit with other members of the State Legislature and officials to the Dover Army Air Field. Left to right: Senators Fred A. Bailey of Harrington and Harris B. McDowell, Jr., of Middletown; Colonel Rau, and Senators Irvin T. Hastings of Laurel, John R. Butler of Middletown, William H. Ayres of Millsboro, and J. Carl McGuigan of Wilmington