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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...

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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...

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

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

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: 1949-04-27 

Description: Camp Douglas with Volk Field in the background.

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...

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

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: 1965 

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

Date: 1965-06 

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

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.

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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 "Los Angeles" refueling at the Naval Air Station. The airship, completed in 1924, is seen at a tower, flying over a field.

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

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: 1961 

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

Date: 1912-05-08 

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

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: 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...

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