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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...
Description: Lieut. Theordore Haspell is shown receiving four gold stars from Capt. J.E. Hurff, University of Wisconsin professor of naval science and tactics. The star...
Description: Shown in center is Major Alexander P. de Seversky, pioneer in aeronautical design and engineering, and speaker at the Air Power banquet at the Wisconsin Me...
Description: Maj. Alexander de Seversky (right), speaker at the Air Power banquet at the Wisconsin Memorial Union, speaks with Donald Alexander and Marian Alexander.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: General William "Billy" Mitchell in the cockpit of his airplane.
Description: Captain John B. Stetson, Jr., the officer in charge of flying instruction at the American Expeditionary Force, 2nd Aviation Instruction Center near Tours,...
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...
Description: Instructor on the wing of a biplane talks with an airman trainee in the cockpit of a plane during flight training at Truax Field during World War II.
Description: "Doomed Demons" by Eustace L. Adams, part of the Air Combat Stories for Boys series published by Grosset & Dunlap between 1932 and 1946. The cover art is b...
Description: Lt. Col. Lassiter Thompson sits behind his desk at Truax Field. He is the newly appointed commander of the 61st Fighter Interceptor Squadron.
Description: Among those attending the Air Power Banquet at the Wisconsin Memorial Union (left to right) are Dr. Conrad Elvehjem, president of the University of Wiscons...
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...
Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., turns around in his seat at the state fair to shake hands with three Civil Air Patrol cadets.
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...
Description: Civil Air Patrol membership card belonging to Meinhardt Raabe.
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...
Description: Portrait of Major Richard Ira Bong, medal of honor winner from Poplar, Wisconsin. Flying a P-38, Bong shot down more enemy aircraft than any other American...
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...
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...
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....
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