Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Non-preferred terms: Aeroplanes, Military; Military airplanes; War planes; Warplanes
Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:
Henry L. Reed Photographs
Abstract Henry L. Reed was a Technical Sergeant in the United States Air Force from 1942-1963. The collection contains negatives, slides, and photographs of various military aircraft taken by Reed during his service.
C. E. Roy U.S. Naval Aviation Photograph Album
Abstract Carlyle Emerson Roy (b. 1890) served as a photographer at Key West Naval Air Station, Florida, during World War I. The collection contains an album of photographs and ephemera depicting U.S. Naval activities at the station.
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...
Kenneth C.R. Seal U.S. Naval Aviation Collection
Collection — Folder One
Content Description The Kenneth C.R. Seal U.S. Naval Aviation Collection is a small collection of textual and visual materials related to Seal's service in the U.S. Navy from about 1946-1959.The collection inlcludes one pilot's logbook dated 1949. However, the log only has one entry. The bulk of the collection conists of 48 photographs related to Seal's military service. While Seal served in Pensacola, Florida; Corpus Christi, Texas; Honolulu, Hawaii; and Okinawa, Japan, the majority of photographs are...
Charles Ashby Shoop World War II Collection
Contents of the Collection the Charles Ashby Shoop World War II Collection contains textual and visual materials related to the World War II and post-war military service of Charles Ashby Shoop, a liaison pilot with the United States Army 104th Infantry Division. The bulk of the textual materials is Shoop’s 1942-1945 World War II and 1946-1960 post-war Reserve military service records, which include orders and assignments, promotion recommendations, memorandums and correspondence, and receipts and shipping...
Robert L. Simons Collection
Overview Robert Lewis Simons was a military and commercial pilot in the mid-twentieth century. The Collection is comprised of materials relating to Simons’ career , including log books, military records, photographs, and films.
Herman J. Sommerhauser World War I Photograph Album
Abstract The collection contains a photograph album from the World War I career of Herman J. Sommerhauser (1895-1949), who may have served with the U.S. Army Air Service, 650th Aero Squadron in France.
Leon Swietlikowski World War II Collection
Abstract Leon Swietlikowski (1912-1984) was born in Wilno, Poland and served in the Polish Air Force, as well as the Polish squadrons attached to the French Air Force and Royal Air Force, during World War II. The collection includes log books, personnel documents, and photographs of Leon Swietlikowski and his wife, Bette.
Josef Ulsamer World War II Collection
Collection — Folder 1
Contents of the Collection The Josef Ulsamer World War II Collection consists of five photographs featuring German Luftwaffe Lieutenant Josef Ulsamer in uniform and with his spouse, most likely taken in Kiel, Germany circa 1930s-1940s. One of the photos features a Junkers Ju-88 aircraft with an exterior view. Another photograph depicts an interior view of an aircraft, likely a Heinkel, with an airman, possibly Ulsamer, in defensive position below the cockpit. While the aircraft photographs do not have any location...
Kenneth D. Wallace World War II Collection
Overview The Kenneth D. Wallace World War II Collection is comprised of textual and photographic materials primarily relating to Kenneth D. Wallace's military career as a pilot during World War II circa 1940s.
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