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Date: 1908-09-12 

Description: Demonstration of the Wright Flyer.

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:  

Description: Members of the pharmacy section in front of a Blackhawk helicopter during the Persian Gulf War.

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.

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,...

Photograph

Marine Helicopter

Date:  

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

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:  

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...

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...

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...

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

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.

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:  

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: 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...

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: 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...

Date: 1965 

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

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Description: An Army Bell-Vertol HH-46 Chinook helicopter in the desert.

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