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:
Joseph F. Wehner Collection
Abstract The collection contains photographs and documents related to the life and World War I service of German-American Joseph Fritz Wehner (1895-1918). Wehner achieved Ace status and received the Distinguished Service Cross for his service in the 27th Aero Squadron before being killed in action.
Bruce Whitman Aviation Art Collection
Overview The Bruce Whitman Aviation Art Collection is a collection of artwork including a drawing, posters, lithographs, photographs, and advertisements primarily related to American military aviation from about 1917 to the early 1950s.
J. M. Wilson Notebook
Abstract J. M. Wilson served in England with the U.S. Army Air Service during World War I. His notebook contains training notes primarily on aircraft engines.
Found in: The Museum of Flight Archives / J. M. Wilson Notebook
Robert Withrow Vietnam War Collection
Abstract Robert Withrow (b. 1946) was born in Seattle, Washington and served as a U.S. Navy Fireman (E-3) aboard the USS Kitty Hawk from 1965-1967. The collection contains photographs, patches, and yearbooks related to his service.
Kenneth Woods Naval Aircraft Photograph Collection
Collection — Box Small Collections Very Large Items 1980-2005, oversize: folder
Contents of the Collection The Kenneth Woods Naval Aircraft Photographs is a collection of twenty-two (22) black-and-white photographs featuring United States Naval Aircraft, primarily floatplanes and flying boats from 1918-circa 1920s. The photographs are 18x22" and most do not have captions or identifying information. A variety of aircraft are featured, including the Vought OS2U Kingfisher, the Consolidated PBY Catalina, and the Curtiss SOC Seagull. The aircraft are pictured in flight and on the water.
George T. Zimmer Ejection Seat Testing Photographs Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Contents of the Collection The George T. Zimmer Ejection Seat Testing Photographs Collection consists of 112 photographs from the 1960s or 1970s related to aircraft ejection seat tests.The first folder of photographs includes 30 prints, one 4x5" and the rest 8x10". Twenty-eight are black-and-white prints and two are in color. These photographs depict United States Air Force ejection seat testing experiments, some labeled as taking place at the U.S. Naval Aerospace Recovery Facility in El Centro, California....
Glenn E. Zimmerman World War II Collection
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.
Dan Zoernig "Fifteen" lithograph of James Kasler
Collection — Box Small Collections Oversize Materials 2000-2005, oversize: folder
Contents of the Collection The collection is a single color lithograph of a digital illustration titled "Fifteen" and created by artist Dan Zoernig. It depicts Lieutenant James Kasler as the pilot of in-flight North American F-86 Sabre "Martha Lee" next to another aircraft. The lithograph is undated, but was possibly created circa 1990s, as an homage to Kasler becoming the 15th jet ace of the U.S. Air Force. The print is autographed by "Col. James H. Kasler" and signed by the artist.Beneath the title,...
Kurt Zwar Photograph Collection
Collection — Folder 1
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of forty-two (42) black-and-white photographs depicting aircraft and military personnel of World War I and World War II. The photographs were purchased by Zwar; no personal connection to the subjects of the photographs is known. There is also one piece of ephemera, a "Smileage Book" which holds ration coupons for "military entertainments."The photographs vary in size, from 3x5 to 6x8". They feature WWI and WWII aircraft, in the ground, in flight, and a...
Glenn Y. and Ronald L. Robinson Aircraft Photograph Collection
Contents of the Collection The Glenn Y. and Ronald L. Robinson Photograph Collection is largely comprised of a mixture of United States Air Force and Boeing Company photographs, circa 1930s-1980s. The prints were collected by the Robinsons over the course of and in relation to their respective careers with the USAF and Boeing. Series I: Glenn Y. Robinson USAF photograph collection holds 222 photographs, one negative and one slide that depict various aircraft. The images were...
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