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Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Captain Vernon Castle of the British Royal Flying Corps standing in uniform beside a Curtis Jenny with British markings. Castle flew over 150 missions at t...
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...
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...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in the motion picture, "The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle" (RKO, 1939). Although Astaire and Rogers were ideally cast to...
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...
Description: Marge Bong and General Kenney stand by bust of Major Richard Ira Bong (1920-1945), at the Richard Bong Memorial dedication on Memorial Day.
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...
Description: Dickey Chapelle receives a last minute pre-jump inspection from the 5th Special Forces Group.
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...
Description: John Kaminski of Milwaukee in his World War I pilot's uniform.
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: Mrs. J.C. Ferguson, pilot Major Woodrow Swancutt, and Dick Johnson standing in front of B-29 airplane, "Dave's Dream" at Truax Field. Major Swancutt, a Wi...
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: General William "Billy" Mitchell posing next to an airplane wearing flight gear.
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...
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...
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...
Description: General William "Billy" Mitchell in the cockpit of his airplane.
Description: Aviation publicist Harry Bruno flanked by two Air Force generals with Wisconsin ties who played a prominent role in shaping post-World War II air defense p...
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: 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...
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