The Herald-Dispatch file photo
Capt. Charles E. Yeager is shown standing next to the Air Force's Bell-built X-1 supersonic research aircraft, in this photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, after he became the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound in level flight on Oct. 14, 1947.
Gallery: Views of West Virginia
Jun. 20, 2013 @ 12:01 AM
Here are some of the people, places and things that have shaped West Virginia.