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Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Jacqueline Cochrane (directly under the propeller) with a group of women pilots in the British Air Transport Auxiliary. One of the leading race and test pi...

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 Post...

Date: 1918 

Description: Thanksgiving Day dinner menu given by the Second Aviation Instruction Center of the American Expeditionary Forces near Tours, France. Features two servicem...

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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: 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...

Date: 1946-05 

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: 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 is t...

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D-Day Bomber

Date: 1944-06-06 

Description: Pilot Robert K. Knowles (second from left) of New Richmond, Wisconsin, and the crew of his B-24 bomber with an interrogating officer at Shipdham, England o...

Date: 1945-03 

Description: Betty Sullivan, a Red Cross worker, serves coffee in the interrogation room at Kobler Field, Saipan, for a B-29 flight crew that had just returned from a b...

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...

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"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...

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Description: Portrait of Josh Sanford sitting in an airplane during WWII. Sanford served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and is credited with being the only Native Am...

Date: 1945-07-02 

Description: First Lieut. Robert V. Merklein is showing his father, O.F. Merklein, the location of Yokohama, where he downed his first Japanese plane.

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

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...

Date: 1963-06 

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

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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: 1943-10-21 

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: 1946-08-15 

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...

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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...

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