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Date: 1960-11-01 

Description: Attendees at the Air Power banquet include, from left to right: Patricia Jensen; Brig. Gen. Kenneth H. Gibson, commander of the Chicago Air Defense Sector;...

Date: 1952-04-29 

Description: As a promotion stunt, several of the committee members and 11 girls who were semi-finalists in the court of honor contest for the University of Wisconsin-M...

Date: 1944-12-27 

Description: War hero Capt. Richard I. Bong, of Poplar, Wisconsin, credited with knocking out 21 Japanese planes in the South Pacific, shaking hands with Governor Walte...

Date: 1977-09 ca.

Description: The first class of female Air Force jet pilots posing with a supersonic T-38 Talon training aircraft at Randolph Air Force Base. Their training was part of...

Date: 1946-05 

Description: Mrs. Bong, Chief Justice Rosenberry, Mrs. Goodland, Governor Goodland, Marge Bong, Mr. Bong and Mr. Fred (president of the UW) await presentation of Major...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Glenn Curtiss sold two hydroplanes (NS 1 & 2) to the U.S. Navy and continued to test them independently from their base also located on North Island. This...

Photograph

Joseph McCarthy

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Portrait of Joseph R. McCarthy in his Marine uniform, which appeared in his unsuccessful 1944 U.S. Senate campaign literature. Making the most of military...

Photograph

Flying School

Date: 1917-05 

Description: A ground school conducted by Princeton University for students who wished to enlist in the Army Air Service. During World War I most American aviators were...

Date: 1954 

Description: Publicity still from "The Bridges at Toko-Ri", a 1954 Paramount Pictures release about the Korean War that starred William Holden (right) as a bomber pilot...

Date: 1945-03 

Description: Betty Sullivan, a Red Cross Worker, serves coffee and talks with B-29 crew at Kobler Field in Saipan. Sullivan is reaching for a large coffee pot and is su...

Date: 1943-11-21 

Description: Major Arthur L. Post of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was shot down on June 20th, 1943 and rescued on September 28th, 1943 after 101 days in the jungle. Here he is...

Date: 1943-11-21 

Description: Major Arthur L. Post of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was shot down on June 20th, 1943 and rescued on September 28th, 1943 after 101 days in the jungle. Here he is...

Photograph

D-Day Bomber

Date: 1944-06-06 

Description: Pilot Robert K. Knowles (second from left) of New Richmond, Wisconsin, and the crew of his B-24 bomber with an interrogating officer at Shipdham, England o...

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Description: Dickey Chapelle posing in flight suit with three pilots including crew members Weston and Gillen.

Photograph

Maitland's Fokker

Date: 1927-06 

Description: The Fokker airplane in which Lt. Lester Maitland of Milwaukee and Lt. Albert Hegenberger made the first California to Hawaii trans-Pacific crossing.

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Description: Josh Sanford, an unknown individual, and Willis Hofmeister, at Willis's Radio and Electric Service. Sanford served in the Air Force during World War II as...

Date: 1946-05 

Description: Marge Bong and General Kenney stand by bust of Major Richard Ira Bong (1920-1945), at the Richard Bong Memorial dedication on Memorial Day.

Date: 1945-02 

Description: Gwen Jensen, a female flight nurse, poses for a photograph during flight training at Alameda Naval Air Strip. In an anoxic faint chamber, used to simulate...

Date: 1943-11-21 

Description: Major Arthur L. Post of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was shot down on June 20th, 1943 and rescued on September 28th, 1943, after 101 days in the jungle. Here Post...

Date: 1946-08-17 

Description: Mrs. J.C. Ferguson, pilot Major Woodrow Swancutt, and Dick Johnson standing in front of B-29 airplane, "Dave's Dream" at Truax Field. Major Swancutt, a Wi...

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