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Aircraft Carrier Landing

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DESCRIPTION

A crewman on a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier signals to the pilot of an incoming U.S. Marine Corps CH-34 Choctaw helicopter. The landing was photographed by Milwaukee photographer Dickey Chapelle during the 1950s.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 11729

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Creator Name: Chapelle, Dickey

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Collection Name: Chapelle, Dickey, 1919-1965 : Papers, 1933-1967

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: transparency, color

Original Format Number: PH 3001D#256

Original Dimensions: 35mm

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This image is one of many taken of or by Dickey Chapelle, and part of the Dickey Chapelle collection held by the Society. Chapelle was one of the first women foreign correspondents to cover World War II, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and military struggles worldwide, particularly against communism. Her work appeared in "Reader's Digest," "National Geographic," "Look," "Saturday Evening Post." Chapelle was killed in Vietnam in 1965. Her collection includes photographs; biographical material and personal papers, primarily news clippings and a few legal documents; taped interviews; and personal correspondence.

SUBJECTS

Helicopters

Marines

Men

Military art and science

Military uniforms

Outdoor photography

Persons

Sailors

Transportation

Warships

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