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Photograph

Helicopter Power

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...

Date: 1908-09-12 

Description: Demonstration of the Wright Flyer.

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.

Photograph

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...

Historical Essay

Milwaukee's Maverick Aviator

Milwaukee's William Mitchell went from a court-martial for insubordination to being widely understood to be the father of the modern U.S. Air Force.

Date: 1945-01-03 

Description: Sgt. Lois Burmeister at the controls of an ambulatory trainer which permits blind flying by instrument instruction by the Civil Air Patrol.

Date:  

Description: This photograph labeled only as "Manhunt" by Milwaukee photographer Dickey Chapelle shows the interior of a helicopter used during the early stages of U.S....

Photograph

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...

Date: 1953-01 ca.

Description: Infantry troops board helicopters for Korea via the 6th Transportation Helicopter Company, the first Army cargo helicopter unit in the combat zone. The 6th...

Photograph

Naval Air Station

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the interior of airship Hangar No. One at the Naval Air Station. The "Los Angeles," completed in 1924, is found on the left, and a J-3 blimp, fi...

Photograph

Marine Helicopter

Date:  

Description: Uniformed men board helicopter with "Marines" on the side.

Photograph

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.

Date: 1965 

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

Date: 1945-10 

Description: Men and women stand on either side of a street to watch an International truck used as a float for the Naval Air Tech Training Center as part of a Navy Day...

Date: 1912-05-08 

Description: License #121 issued to John Kaminski in 1912 by the Aero Club of America.

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...

Photograph

Naval Air Station

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the interior of airship Hangar No. One at the Naval Air Station. The "Los Angeles," completed in 1924, is found on the right, and a J-3 blimp, fi...

Photograph

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,...

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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