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Way Back When in Santa Barbara -- June 28 1918

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WAY BACK WHEN – 100 YEARS AGO TODAY – On June 28, 1918, the local paper announced the names of four Carpinteria men who were leaving to work in the spruce division of the American Aviation Corps (now called the Air Force).
Why spruce? Most World War I planes were made of spruce and linen.

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