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Helicopter Power

Date: 1966-02 ca.

Description: Arriving at a forward area, a U.S. Air Force CH-30 helicopter carrying a 105mm howitzer is directed in for a landing. The artillery piece, which was in a r...

Date: 1952-07-24 

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., turns around in his seat at the state fair to shake hands with three Civil Air Patrol cadets.

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: 1949-07-15 

Description: Family portrait of Lieutenant and Mrs. Leon B.(Florence) Stephens Jr. and their eleven-month old son, Timothy, who are visiting in the home of the officer'...

Date: 1957-10-25 

Description: Lt. Col. Lassiter Thompson sits behind his desk at Truax Field. He is the newly appointed commander of the 61st Fighter Interceptor Squadron.

Date: 1917-08-21 

Description: Original caption:

"The above picture is the first that has been taken of Mrs. Vernon Castle and her soldier husband since he returned to this country aft...

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...

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: 1919-05-19 

Description: The crew of NC-4 during their interim stop in the Azores: Left to right: Lt. Elmer Stone, Eugene Rhoades (machinists mate), Lt. Walter Hinton, Ensign H.C....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Helicopter pilot Scott Alwin, a native of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, with his UH-1 ("Huey"). Alwin spent five tours of duty in Vietnam from 1967 to 1972, se...

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 

Description: Jesse C. Brabazon, a pioneer aviator from Delavan, Wisconsin, in his uniform as a member of the Milwaukee Wing of the Civil Air Patrol during World War II.

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: 1925 ca.

Description: General William "Billy" Mitchell in full dress uniform.

Date: 1963-06 

Description: Dickey Chapelle receives a last minute pre-jump inspection from the 5th Special Forces Group.

Photograph

Bong on Leave

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Elvated view of war hero Richard Ira Bong (center, in flight jacket) on leave in Poplar, with friends, relatives, and admirers. The group is walking down a...

Date: 1952-06-17 

Description: Mrs. Mary Ellen Fletcher used an inheritance to fly her mother and father in-laws from Birmingham, England to Madison to witness their sons graduation from...

Photograph

"Naughty Blue Eyes"

Date: 1943-11-13 

Description: The crew of the "Naughty Blue Eyes" poses in front of their warplane, a Consolidated B-24 Liberator, after the Alexishafen mission. The nose art of a littl...

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.

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...

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