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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

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...

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: 1965-06 

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

Photograph

Army Balloon

Date: 1904 

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

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...

Photograph

Observation Balloon

Date:  

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: 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: 1912-05-08 

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

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:  

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

Date:  

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

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

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...

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: 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...

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

Date: 1961 

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

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