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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...

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: 1930 ca.

Description: An aerial combat scene from "Hell's Angel's," Howard Hughes' classic 1930 motion picture about the British Air Force during World War I. This film was dis...

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...

Postcard

WWI Pilot

Date: 1918 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Vernon Castle, half of the glamorous Castle dancing team, enlisted in the British Royal Flying Corps in 1915 and flew over 150 missions at the Western Fron...

Date: 1946-08-17 

Description: The original crew of "Dave's Dream", the B-29 airplane which dropped the first atomic bomb on Bikini Island, in front of the plane at Truax Field during a...

Date: 1943-10-24 

Description: Three officers of General Walter Krueger's staff stand on a log in front of a swimming hole located on Goodenough Island, in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (p...

Date: 1914 

Description: Lieutenant Patrick N.L. Bellinger, one of the first Navy flyers, piloting a U.S. Navy flying boat during the U.S. occupation of Vera Cruz, Mexico. During t...

Date: 1944 

Description: Airman trainee in cockpit of biplane with two flight instructors standing next to the plane at Truax Field during World War II.

Date: 1945-03-28 

Description: A page of a letter written by Dickey Chapelle to Daniel Mich describing arrival by air to an unspecified location for a mission.

Date: 1948-06-28 

Description: Wisconsin Civil Air Corps card, Escanaba chapter, issued to Meinhardt Raabe.

Date: 1925 ca.

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

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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...

Photograph

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: 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: 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: 1944-01-23 

Description: Chaplain Lieutenant Anthony E. Burakowski of Fairfield, Connecticut, arrives in a Piper Cub, a "grasshopper" observation airplane at Saidor, New Guinea (pr...

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...

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