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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: 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: 1912-05-08 

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

Date: 1949-04-27 

Description: Camp Douglas with Volk Field in the background.

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...

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...

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: 1965-06 

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

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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...

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

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

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: 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: 1965 

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

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: 1961 

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

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: 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.

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.

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