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Aircraft Carrier Landing



Aircraft Carrier Landing
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Title: Aircraft Carrier Landing
Description: A crewman on a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier signals to the pilot of an incoming U.S. Marine Corps CH-34 Choctaw helicopter. The landing was photographed by Milwaukee photographer Dickey Chapelle during the 1950s.

Image ID: 11729
Creator
Name:
Chapelle, Dickey
Collection
Name:
Chapelle, Dickey, 1919-1965 : Papers, 1933-1967
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
This image is one of many taken of or by Dickey Chapelle, and part of the Dickey Chapelle collection held by the Society. Chapelle was one of the first women foreign correspondents to cover World War II, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and military struggles worldwide, particularly against communism. Her work appeared in "Reader's Digest," "National Geographic," "Look," "Saturday Evening Post." Chapelle was killed in Vietnam in 1965. Her collection includes photographs; biographical material and personal papers, primarily news clippings and a few legal documents; taped interviews; and personal correspondence.
Subjects: Military uniforms
Warships
Men
Outdoor photography
Sailors
Marines
Helicopters
 

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