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Observation Balloon | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Observation Balloon

Observation Balloon | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A training ascension of a captive observation balloon. During their training, soldiers learned how to correctly estimate the effectiveness of artillery on enemy positions.
DESCRIPTION
A training ascension of a captive observation balloon. During their training, soldiers learned how to correctly estimate the effectiveness of artillery on enemy positions.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:10761
Creation Date: August 1917
Creator Name:American Press Association
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Collection Name:World War I news agency photographs, 1914-1918
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 2506 Folder 10D
Original Dimensions:5.5 x 7.5 inches
SUBJECTS
Military training camps
Military uniforms
World War, 1914-1918
Men
Outdoor photography
Flags
Industrial buildings
Aeronautics, Military
Lawns

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