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Date:  date unknown

Description: Captain Edward V. Rickenbacker, who earned the title "Ace of Aces" for his 27 victories during World War I. In this photograph he is posed against a plane...

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Air Power Banquet

Date: 1960-11-01 

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: 1960-11-01 

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...

Date: 1912 

Description: A hydroplane built by the Wright Brothers being tested by the U.S. Navy on San Diego Bay.

Date: 1946-08-17 

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: 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: 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: 1954 

Description: Publicity still from "The Bridges at Toko-Ri", a 1954 Paramount Pictures release about the Korean War that starred William Holden (right) as a bomber pilot...

Date: 1916 ca.

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

Date: 1943-11-21 

Description: Robert Doyle admires the golden oak leaf of Major Post's collar insignia. They are standing in front of the tail assembly of a plane similar to Post's. Maj...

Photograph

Bong and MacArthur

Date: 1944-12-12 

Description: General Douglas MacArthur congratulates Richard I. Bong, World War II Ace of Aces from Poplar, Wisconsin, after awarding him the Congressional Medal of Hon...

Date: 1945 

Description: Civil Air Patrol membership card belonging to Meinhardt Raabe.

Date: 1935 

Description: A publicity still from "Devil Dogs of the Air," (Warner Brothers 1935) in which Milwaukee-born Pat O'Brien appeared with Jimmy Cagney. In this production,...

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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: 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: 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...

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Vernon Castle

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...

Date: 1948-06-28 

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

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...

Date: 1919 

Description: Lieutenant Eric Burgess, a U.S. Army aviator played by Harrison Ford, sits on the edge of a well with Marty Mackenzie (Vivian Martin) in a scene still from...

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