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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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Description: Paratroopers of the 82nd Airbourne division seated in a C-82 prior to takeoff. From right to left are Major General Ralph M. Immell (commander of the 84th...

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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: 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: 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...

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: 1962 ca.

Description: Aerial view of four U.S. Marine helicopters banking over an expanse of rice paddies in Vietnam. Fluffy white clouds fill the sky.

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....

Date: 1965 

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

Date: 1918 

Description: United States government bonds poster in the Fourth Liberty Loan "B" series. "Buy Liberty Bonds. Fourth Liberty Loan." Depicts enemy aircraft bombing New Y...

Photograph

Marine Helicopter

Date:  

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

Date: 1949-04-27 

Description: Camp Douglas with Volk Field in the background.

Date: 1965-06 

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

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.

Photograph

Naval Air Station

Date:  date unknown

Description: The "Los Angeles," completed in 1924, can be seen flying over Hangar No. One, a steel structure erected in 1920, at the Naval Air Station.

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...

Photograph

Army Balloon

Date: 1904 

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

Photograph

Naval Air Station

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the "Los Angeles," completed in 1924, landing in a field at the Naval Air Station. Two Navy officers stand in front of the airship, and a landin...

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...

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