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Actor Billy Mitchell

Billy Mitchell

  • Birth name:

    William Mitchell

  • Date of Birth:

    19 February 1879 Nice, France

Biography:

U.S. Army officer who foresaw -- and unwisely trumpeted -- the need for air power to win land wars. (Unwise, because his candor cost him his career.) He advocated a separate air force, thus incurring the wrath of U.S. army and navy brass. When the navy airship "Shenandoah" went down in 1925, Mitchell accused the government of "incompetency, criminal negligence and almost treasonable administration of the national defense." On account of that statement he was court-martialed for insubo... more

Filmography

Aсtor (1)

Movie

Year

Movie Victory Through Air Power Victory Through Air Power

as Himself (archive footage)

1943