Mudcat Café message #2526669 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #17941   Message #2526669
Posted By: GUEST,Peg W.
29-Dec-08 - 11:31 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Into the Air (Junior Birdmen)
Subject: RE: Origins: Into the Air (Junior Birdmen)
The official song of the U.S. Army Air Corps was written By Robert MacArthur Crawford in 1939, winning a contest to compose an official song. He was a pilot himself. This is the song known as "Off we go into the wild blue yonder." "Into the air junior birdmen" is set to the West Point fight song.