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Airplanes, Military -- United States -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Ina Bicknell Collection

Identifier: MS-326

Photographs relating to aviation in this collection depict topics such as pilots, airplanes, naval ships, and military personnel around the time of World War II. The collection also contains aerial photographs of city landscapes and of the 1937 flood in southwest Ohio and Kentucky. The majority of the photographs in the collection are not dated and most are unidentified.

Dates: 1933-1947

P. H. Richardson Wright Field Photo Collection

Identifier: MS-365

The Richardson Wright Field Collection contains 172 photos of aircraft and aircraft parts. The majority of the pictures feature displays from the Armed Forces Day Air Show held at Wright Field in 1945. Many of the exhibits pertain to Luftwaffe aircraft captured during Operation Lusty. As well, there are many photos documenting the only Fairchild powered XAT-6E Texan produced.

Dates: 1945

Drew Taylor Aircraft Collection

Identifier: MS-371

The Drew Taylor Aircraft Collection contains a variety of photographs and documents on United States Air Force aircraft, primarily from the mid-twentieth century. The collection contains photographs, negatives, articles, perspective drawings, and technical information on each airplane. The collection also includes a flight manual from 1965, a 1974 Aerospace Information Handbook on Air Force vehicles, and a booklet on Air Force Aces.

Dates: 1910-2011