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Date: 1948-11-08 

Description: Capt. Homer P. Anderson, U.S. Air Force, (center) posing at a meeting of the Kiwanis club at the Park Hotel. With him are his co-pilot from Langley Field i...

Photograph

Bong and MacArthur

Date: 1944-12-12 

Description: General Douglas MacArthur congratulates Richard I. Bong, World War II Ace of Aces from Poplar, Wisconsin, after awarding him the Congressional Medal of Hon...

Date: 1919 

Description: Lieutenant Eric Burgess, a U.S. Army aviator played by Harrison Ford, sits on the edge of a well with Marty Mackenzie (Vivian Martin) in a scene still from...

Photograph

Final Flight

Date: 1971-01-31 

Description: View of the cockpit as Lt. Col. Joseph Bourassa and co-pilot Leonard Dereszynski of the 440th Tactical Airlift Wing of the Air Force Reserve at General Mit...

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Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Lester Maitland, who was a U.S. Army Air Service pilot from Milwaukee who served as aide to General Billy Mitchell during th...

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: 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...

Photograph

Alvin Reis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A portrait of Alvin C. Reis of Madison during his service in World War I. During the war, Reis commanded several observation balloon squadrons. Later, he b...

Date: 1917 

Description: The glamorous dancer Irene Castle wearing a World War I "Preparedness Uniform" of her own design. The dress was based on the uniform worn by her husband an...

Date: 1945-07-27 

Description: Funeral wreath with photograph in center of Lieut. William T. Gleason, at Lieut. Gleason's funeral service held on July 27, 1945, at St. Bernard's Church....

Date: 1946-08-03 

Description: Lieutenant General Eaker at the Madison airport in front of a B-17 bomber. He is shown with State Representative K. Henry (R-Jefferson) and welcoming commi...

Photograph

Military Aircraft

Date: 1943-09-05 

Description: Military aircraft at a Drome (airfield) near Port Moresby, preparing to take off for a landing at Nadzab near Lae. The aircraft in the foreground is named...

Date: 1943-11-21 

Description: Robert Doyle admires the golden oak leaf of Major Post's collar insignia. They are standing in front of the tail assembly of a plane similar to Post's. Maj...

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: 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: 1949-01-03 

Description: Glady McConochie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chris McConochie of Pardeville, in center, taking her oath from Elmer H. Gibson, at left, commanding officer of...

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 is t...

Date: 1945-07-02 

Description: First Lieut. Robert V. Merklein is showing his father, O.F. Merklein, the location of Yokohama, where he downed his first Japanese plane.

Postcard

WWI Pilot

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: John Kaminski of Milwaukee in his World War I pilot's uniform.

Photograph

Doolittle Portrait

Date:  date unknown

Description: A photograph of General James H. Doolittle in a B-29, inscribed to aviation publicist, Harry Bruno. Doolittle's illustrious career included air racing duri...

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