Thomas Thurlow

In the late 1930s, Thomas Thurlow served as the U.S. Army Air Corps navigation engineer. He helped establish the navigation programs that would allow the Army Air Forces to graduate over 50,000 navigators during World War II. P. V. H. Weems advised him on celestial navigation issues.

Army Air Corps navigation engineer
Type: Photograph
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
NASM 9A07853
Navigators & Inventors


Army Air Corps navigation engineer