Airplanes -- Recognition
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Non-preferred terms: Aircraft identification; Aircraft recognition; Airplane recognition; Airplanes, Military--Recognition http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85002890
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Mark and Acie Maxwell German World War II Collection
Collection — Folder 1
Contents of the Collection The Mark and Acie Maxwell German World War II Collection is a small collection of items related to the German Luftwaffe from World War II. The collection includes: a military pass (Wehrpass) for German Luftwaffe serviceman Otto Zorndt; two booklets on German aircraft engines; a 22-page booklet on Allied aircraft identification for use by German soldiers.
République Française Instructions poster
Collection — Oversize folder
Contents of the Collection The collection contains a single poster, "République Française Instructions," dated April 22, 1916. The 20x30.5" poster is affixed to matboard with glue and at some point has suffered water damage as stains and ripples in the poster are present. It is printed in French and was issued by "Service Aeronautique" and the "Grand Quarter Général des Armées Françaises" and includes the name of "Le Major General Pellé." The poster explains how to distinguish between allied and enemy aircraft by their...
James P. Rush World War II Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Contents of the Collection This small collection contains World War II-era pilot training materials, possibly used by James P. Rush, who likely served as a pilot. It includes 2 copies of "Weather for Pilot Trainees Elementary Student's Workbook;" several pages of training exercises, such as quizzes; and other textual materials related to weather and air navigation, including a navigation logbook for Stuttgart Army Air Field (Arkansas) and a weather map symbol chart. Additional documents cover aircraft...
John Schafer Collection
Collection — Box One
Contents of the Collection The John Schafer Collection is primarily original newspapers from the World War II era, but also includes a small amount of additional textual materials and one black-and-white photograph. It is unknown if John Schafer served during World War II, if he collected the materials, or they were given to him. The fourteen newspapers date from January 29, 1939 to October 15, 1945 and include issues from the Seattle Daily Times, ...
Found in: The Museum of Flight Archives / John Schafer Collection
Jack Schwartz Collection of World War II Aircraft Recognition Cards
Collection — Folder 1
Content Description The Jack Schwartz Collection of World War II Aircraft Recognition Cards is a small collection consisting of a set of World War II-era cards used for aircraft identification, collected by Schwartz during his service with coastal artillery stationed at Fort Casey, Washington. There are 75 cards in total, all measuring 4x5.5 inches, and describing a variety of American, European, and Japanese military aircraft. Each card describes a single aircraft. One side of each card has three silhouette views...
Frederick Staples World War I Collection
Abstract Frederick Staples (1893-1958) was born in Leighwood, Devon County, England. Staples served with the United States (U.S.) Army American Expeditionary Forces (AEF), 34th Aero Squadron, in France during World War I. The collection is comprised of a photograph album and a small amount of textual materials collected by Staples during his 1917-1919 service.
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