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Camp Randall

Date: May 1864
Description: Lithograph of Camp Randall, where the majority of Wisconsin's soldiers were trained and mustered into the Union Army. This view, which was taken from Basc...
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Dickey Chapelle Covering Operation Inland Seas

Date: July 1959
Description: Dickey Chapelle, photographer, on the same Milwaukee beach where she learned to swim as a young girl. She was covering "Operation Inland Seas" celebrating...
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Arrival of "Woodrush"

Date: 1949
Description: View from dock of the U.S. Coast Guard ship "Woodrush" arriving at the La Pointe dock to clear ice. Two trucks are on the dock, one with a piano.
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Testing an IH Military Truck

Date: 1941
Description: Man testing an International military M-2-4 4x4 truck on a snow-covered hill.
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Storm Snapshots

Date: 1917
Description: A page of snapshots showing scenes at sea during a storm. Part of a scrapbook of photographs from Stevenson's service in World War I.
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Silver Service on Display

Date: October 26 1945
Description: The silver service, which was a gift of the State to the USS "Wisconsin," on display during the presentation ceremony.
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The Silver Presentation Delegation

Date: October 26 1945
Description: Members of the official Silver Presentation Delegation on board the USS "Wisconsin". Bottom left to right: Judge Rosenberry, Captain Roper, and Oscar Renne...
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Silver Presentation Delegation and Wives

Date: October 26 1945
Description: The official delegation party with their wives at the ceremony of silver service presentation aboard the USS "Wisconsin". Seated left to right are Judge Ro...
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Justice Marvin B. Rosenberry

Date: October 26 1945
Description: Justice Marvin B. Rosenberry leaving the stand after delivering the address presenting the Wisconsin Silver Service aboard the USS "Wisconsin".
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U.S.S Wisconsin

Date: October 26 1945
Description: Elevated view of the USS Wisconsin Silver Presentation ceremony, with the ship's guns in the foreground.
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Soldiers on a TD-18 Diesel TracTracTor

Date: May 15 1941
Description: Three African American field artillery soldiers crossing a creek on a TD-18 diesel crawler tractor (TracTracTor) and 155 mm gun. The soldiers were from Bat...
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Soldiers with Military Trucks

Date: August 29 1918
Description: U.S. soldiers standing in a street with military trucks parked along a curb near the McCormick Works. The truck bodies were likely built under military con...
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Wright Airplane Landing

Date: April 1909
Description: An Italian soldier on horseback watches Wilbur Wright land a Wright "Flyer" somewhere near Rome. After his triumphant demonstration of the "Flyer" in Franc...
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General Mitchell in the Cockpit

Date: 1918
Description: General William "Billy" Mitchell in the cockpit of his airplane.
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Medical Evacuation

Date: November 1951
Description: A wounded Korean War soldier being carried on an airplane for evacuation to a military hospital in Japan. This snapshot was taken by journalist and news co...
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Refueling

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Description: A KC-97 of the 126th Refueling Squadron, Wisconsin Air National Guard, refueling an F-84 fighter over eastern Wisconsin.
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C-124 Transport Airplane

Date: May 01 1954
Description: Men of the 57th Infantry Division wait to begin loading on a C-124C "Globemaster II" for transport to their training site. The C-124, a development on the...
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Iwo Jima Airfield

Date: February 1945
Description: Iwo Jima Airfield #1, as it appeared nine days after the initial assault. On the runway is a C-47 transport plane, the military equivalent of the DC-3. T...
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TAG Operations, WWII

Date: March 1945
Description: TAG operations on Falalop Island in the Pacific. This image is one of many taken by Milwaukee photographer Dickey Chapelle during the latter stages of the...
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Berlin Airlift Coal Shipment

Date: 1948
Description: A British soldier directs the truck driver as German workers prepare to load a shipment of coal on a U.S. Air Force C-54 airplane at Fassberg Airfield. Fro...

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