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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: 1916 ca.

Description: General William "Billy" Mitchell posing next to an airplane wearing flight gear.

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: 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: 1943 ca.

Description: Captain Joseph R. McCarthy, a Marine intelligence officer, interviewing pilots who have just returned from raids on Japanese installations in the Solomon I...

Date: 1944-02-04 

Description: Pilot Staff Sergeant James P. Baldwin of Houston, Texas, poses standing with his Piper Cub at the Saidor Airstrip, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea...

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...

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: 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...

Photograph

Medal Ceremony

Date: 1945-08 

Description: The medal ceremony for the crew of the Enola Gay held on Tinian Island after they dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. The Enola Gay, B-29...

Date: 1908-09 

Description: Among the spectators present to watch Orville Wright's demonstration of the Wright Flyer at Fort Myer, Virginia, were Lt. Frank P. Lahm (left), one of the...

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...

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: 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: 1939 

Description: Dickey Chapelle, in a helmet and goggles, poses next to another pilot in front of an airplane.

Date: 1944 

Description: Treasury Design No. 50, "Pilot." The poster features a pilot with his the index finger of his right hand and all five fingers of his left in the air for a...

Photograph

Lovell and Laird

Date: 1969-04-04 

Description: Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird of Wisconsin (on the far right) with astronaut James Lovell, a former student at the University of Wisconsin, and his wif...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: General William "Billy" Mitchell in the cockpit of his airplane.

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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: 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...

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