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Date: 1961 

Description: Little boys watch the arrival of a helicopter over Binh Mung village in Vietnam.

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Balloon Gondola

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The gondola crew of a World War I observation balloon that is about to ascend. Observation balloons were positioned near the front so that men in the gondo...

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Description: Elevated view of helicopters flying over rice fields in Vietnam.

Date: 1965-06 

Description: Three men stand alongside a tarmac as a Phantom II Naval plane takes off at Miramar Naval Air Station.

Date: 1965 

Description: View of a Phantom II jet from above, possibly taken with infrared film. The text on the wing reads, "USAF."

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Aerial view of flock of U.S. Marine helicopters in the sky over Vietnam. One of the dark green and yellow helicopters is in the foreground. Four others tra...

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Naval Air Station

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the exterior of Hangar No. One, a steel structure erected in 1920, at the Naval Air Station and the "Los Angeles," an airship completed in 1924,...

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Army Balloon

Date: 1904 

Description: The first dirigible purchased by the U.S. Army and its builder, Thomas A. Baldwin.

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Observation Balloon

Date: 1917-08 

Description: A training ascension of a captive observation balloon. During their training, soldiers learned how to correctly estimate the effectiveness of artillery on...

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Observation Balloon

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Description: A World War I observation balloon held Gulliver-like by its airship company. During World War I, balloons were positioned near the front so that observers...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Three-quarter view from the right rear of a Lawson Air Liner. Several men in uniforms are standing near the airplane. Behind is a hangar with 51st AERO SQD...

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Naval Air Station

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the "Los Angeles" refueling at the Naval Air Station. The airship, completed in 1924, is seen at a tower, flying over a field.

Date: 1945-01-03 

Description: An ambulatory trainer which permits blind flying by instrument instruction by the Civil Air Patrol. Capt. E.D. Stanley is giving instructions given by tele...

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...

Date: 1921-07-21 

Description: One of the most important moments in the history of American aviation - the sinking of the captured German battleship "Ostfriesland" by American bombers of...

Date: 1949-04-27 

Description: Camp Douglas with Volk Field in the background.

Date: 1965 

Description: Photograph of the Phantom II jet silhouetted against what appears to be the surface of the moon.

Date: 1953-04-15 

Description: Infantry troops of the 8th Army preparing to board a Bell UH-1D helicopter of the 6th Transportation Helicopter Company for transport to the front.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Three-quarter view from front left of a Lawson Air Liner parked in a field. Several men in uniforms are inspecting the plane.

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Naval Air Station

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of "Los Angeles," completed in 1924, at the Naval Air Station. The airship has landed in a field and is loading passengers.

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