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0455: Brigadier General Chuck Yeager Collection, 1923-1987
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
Charles Yeager and Jacqueline Cochran are presented the Harmon Trophy in 1954 by President Eisenhower. This award was for Yeager again breaking the record for the fastest flight in 1953, and for Jacqueline Cochran being the first female pilot to break the sound barrier.
Bell aircraft, Aviation,
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"Harmon Trophy 1954" (1954). 0455: Brigadier General Chuck Yeager Collection, 1923-1987. 110.