Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Non-preferred terms: Aerostats; Air-ships; Aircraft, Lighter-than-air; Balloons, Dirigible; Blimps; Dirigible balloons; Dirigibles; Lighter-than-air craft; Zeppelins http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85002992
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The collection consists of materials related to the World War I career of John "Jack" Sylvester Wheelwright (1885-1962), who was a textile designer, engineer and naval commander and served on airships in the Royal Naval Air Service.
Abstract Glenn E. Zimmerman (1912-1993) served with the United States Navy as a pilot during World War II. The collection contains photographs, holiday greeting cards and menus, military records, and military identification card from his 1942-1946 military service.
File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The Early Aviation Photograph Collection is a collection of unknown origins consisting of 328 black-and-white photographic prints and 299 negatives primarily depicting aircraft from the first half of the 20th century. Some airships, airports, pilots, and other subjects are also depicted in the photographs. The collection is arranged into two series: Airplane photographs and Non-airplane photographs. The first series, Airplane Photographs, makes up the bulk of the collection with 156...
Interview Summary Naval aviator Bill Redmon is interviewed about his 27-year career with the United States Navy. He discusses his training and experiences as a pilot, landing signal officer, and commander and shares details about his combat tours during the Korean War and Vietnam War. He also discusses other notable assignments from his service and his experiences with various aircraft, including the Vought F4U Corsair, the Douglas A3D (A-3) Skywarrior, and the McDonnell F3H (F-3) Demon. The interview concludes...
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