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Fort Pickens, Fla., [and vicinity]. Showing the positions and strength of the Enemy's Batteries, so far as known by actual observation, and also of our own sand Batteries. [Signed] Lt. Walter McFarland, U. S. Corps Engineers, Fort Pickens, June 10, 1861.

The Comets Observation

Artillery observation post (British) during the Mesopotamian Campaign

Ladder leading to an observation station in a tree top. Near Cambrai, France. 3-13-1918

Cleverly camouflaged German observation station at La Bassee. Ypres Salient and Area; 10/24/1918

Observer mounting into an observation balloon

Scene at a British observation post on the Italian Front

Gen. Douglas (British Army) watching movements of the enemy and directing operations of his forces from observation post in tree top. Dardanelles Campaign

Former German observation post. ST. Eloi

British observation post during Mesopotamian Campaign

View taken from an abandoned German observation post during the Ypres Campaign. La Bassee

Turkish observation post captured by the British during the Mesopotamian campaign, Ramadie

King George leaving an observation post on Vimy Ridge. 7-11-1917

Former German observation post now used by the British. ST. Eloi

A German concrete machine Gun position and observation post built to resemble a small cottage. Radinghem

Observer jumping from an observation balloon. Near Metz, France. 1-25-1918

Disabled tank used as an observation post. Near Ribecourt, France. 11-23-1917

Balloons - Observation - Scene at Balloon School showing hangar and observation balloons, Akron, Ohio

Balloons - Observation - Hauling an observation balloon fro the hangars

Balloons - Equipment - Omaha Balloon School, Omaha, Nebraska. Trucks for carrying cable for Observation balloons

Balloons - Observation - Rear view of observation balloon

Balloons - Flights - Observation Balloon at a Camp in the United States. Shows basket with pilot ready to go up

Western front. The arrivl of a messenger dog with boxes of carrier pigeons at an observation post. September 1917

Behind the Western front. Long range cannon camouflaged against observation from the air

Balloons - Flights - Balloons. Releasing observation balloon

Balloons - Observation - Balloons. Releasing observation balloon

Ceremonies - Demobilization - Great Parade of the 27th Division. Like so many birds, children found their observation place in trees along line of march. Madison Square shows grown-ups and children in trees

Balloons - Flights - Balloons. Observation balloon rising

Balloons - Flights - British Balloon observer ready to make an ascension in Mesopotamia. A British observer about to make an ascension in an observation balloon. Practically all the members of this crew are Indian troops

Balloons - Flights with Ships in View - U.S. Battleship and Observation Balloon in New York Harbor, N.Y

Balloons - Observation - Observation Balloon at a camp in the United States. Camouflaged hiding place for the balloon

Balloons - Observation - Types of American Dirigibles and balloons in flight. Photo taken at one of the training camps. Four observation balloons and one dirigible are in the air

Balloons - Observation - Bringing out an observation balloon from hangars

Balloons - Flights - Descending from a Naval observation balloon in rough weather off L.I., New York

Balloons - Observation - Lee Hall, VA., Balloon School. Unusual view of observation just about to give up

Balloons - Observation - Balloon at Camp Eustis, Virginia

Balloons - Flights with Ships in View - Observation balloon aboard an American battleship

Balloons - Flights - Observation Balloon of 31st Balloon Co., West Point, Ky. Soldiers sending up the balloon

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Types. LOWER: S. A. M. L. (Societa Anonima Meccanica Lombarda) observation - Italian. UPPER: S.I.A. 7B2 (Societh Italiana Aviazione 7B2) Observation - Italian. From Signal Corps - U.S.A

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - British Observation Balloon about to make an ascension in Mesopotamia. A balloon company releasing a balloon from its moorings. With the exception of the officers, the entire crew is made up of Indian troops

Balloons - Flights - Observation Balloon of 31st Balloon Co., West Point, Ky. Soldiers sending up the balloon

Airplanes - Types - Airplane Types. LOWER: Pomilio E - observation - Italian. UPPER: R.E. 8 (Reconnaissance Experimental 8) Observation - British. From Signal Corps - U.S.A

Balloons - Observation - Taking an observation balloon from hangars

Artillery observation post on the Western front. March 1917

Balloons - Observation - Hauling observation balloon into position

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - Battle of Menin Road. A British observation balloon was seen to be in difficulty during the early phase of the battle but the observer cleverly extricated himself from an awkward position by means of his parachute

Ceremonies - Liberations - Naturalization Ceremonies - Naturalization Day, Kelly Field, San Antonio, Texas. One alien who has been under observation being questioned prior to taking the oath of allegiance to the United States

Balloons - Observation - Balloons. Bringing an observation balloon from the hangar

Airplanes - Instruments - Testing Aeroplane Compass Naval Observation Station. From C.P.I

Balloons - Observation - Hauling an observation balloon into position

Balloons - Flights - Observation Balloon at a Camp in the United States. Full view of balloon ready to go up, the truck that carries the balloon is the rear

Balloons - Observation - Balloons. Observation balloon watching over Dirigible in Hangar

Observation post at a command post on the Western front

Balloons - Observation - Balloons. Releasing an observation balloon

Balloons - Observation - Balloons. Observation balloon about to ascend

Balloons - Equipment - Hauling an observation balloon into position

Balloons - Observation - Omaha Balloon School. Omaha, Nebraska. Observation balloon about to ascend

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - Italian Observation Balloons keep vigilent eye on enemy. Italian observation balloon attached to a small steamer which can patrol the coast. The observers are up practically all the time, and the Austrians have no opportunity to spring a surprise attack

Neutral military attaches in a visit to a combat squadron on the Piave front. General von Hofacker Listening to the account of returning observation flyer. November 1917

Balloons - Observation - Balloons. Inflating Observation Balloon

Balloons - U - Balloons. Pilot and coxman ready for flight in the U Type Dirigible. The car has windows on the sides and bottom of car for observation

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - Great parade of 27th Division. Children found their observation place in trees along line of march

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - Hauling an observation balloon from hangar

Balloons - Observation - Balloons. Observation balloon about to ascend

Airplanes - Miscellaneous - Keeping tabs of Army fliers. This man is stationed in the observation tower at Mineola L.I. observing the flights of the Army aviators. Despite the cold, 3 degrees above zero, the fliers are continuing their training. Inter. Film Ser

Balloons - Observation - Balloons. Releasing an observation balloon

Balloons - Flights - Observation Balloon

Balloons - Observation - Hauling an observation balloon into position

Balloons - Flights - Observation balloon rising

Balloons - Flights - Observation Balloon of 31st Balloon Co., West Point, Ky. Soldiers sending up the balloon

Western front. The arrival of a messenger dog with boxes of carrier pigeons at an observation post. September1917

Balloons - Flights - Balloons. Observation balloon ascending

Balloons - Observation - Balloons. Releasing observation balloon

Balloons - Observation - Observation Balloon of 31st. Balloon Co., West Point, KY. General view of camp, balloon in foreground

Balloons - Miscellaneous - An observation balloon, Polo Grounds, Washington, D.C

Balloons - Flights - Hauling an observation balloon into position

Balloons - Observation - Observation Balloon of 31st. Balloon Co., West Point, KY. Balloon on balloon bed. Note location in small wood near camp; also stockade for protection

Airplanes - Types - De Havilland 9 - observation - British. Upper) De Havilland 4 - Observation - British. Signal Corps-U.S.A

Western front. The arrival of a messenger dog with a carrier pigeon at an observation post. September 1917

Balloons - Flights - Observation balloon makes demonstration flight for Washington Public. From an observation balloon which recently made demonstration flights for the populace of Washington, D.C

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - How an observation balloon changes crews. By means of a breeches buoy arrangement the British observation balloon can change crews in mid-air. This British official photograph shows the observer being relieved from duty

Balloons - Flights - Pulling an observation balloon into position

Balloons - Observation - Balloons. Releasing observation balloon

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - Types of ordnance. In and behind the lines. Observation balloon returning

Balloons - Observation - Balloons. Observation balloon about to ascend

Balloons - Flights - Observation Balloon of 31st Balloon Co., West Point, Ky. Close-up of balloon in air

Balloons - Flights with Ships in View - Observation balloon at Van Courtland Park. Scenes of battle were enacted at Van Courtland Park to aid Victory Loan. Shows one of big observation balloons directing the artillery fire on the ground. Real shells were exploded

Airplanes - Historical - Flying above the clouds. Taken from an observation balloon showing pilot of the Royal British Air Force, 5,000 feet above sea level

Balloons - Schools - Inflating an observation balloon, Polo Grounds, Washington, D.C

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - Observation balloon of the Germans just about to go up in order to make observations of the Allies movements

Balloons - Schools - Balloon School at Lee Hall, VA. View of observation balloon through the trees

Airplanes - Types - Observation Planes

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - Making fast a British Observation Balloon in Mespotamia. British soldiers making fast a British observation balloon. Practically all the members of the crew are Indian troops

Balloons - Schools - Balloon School at Lee Hall, VA. View of observation balloon just as it left the ground

Balloons - Observation - American Dirigible. New type of dirigible for observation purposes, 162 ft. long equipped with two 150 H.P. motors

Western front. Men with breast plates on observation post in an advanced position. April 2, 1918

Balloons - Flights with Ships in View - Observation balloonon Battleship in Hudson River, N.Y

Balloons - Flights - Balloons. Pulling Observation balloon into position

Balloons - Flights with Ships in View - The observation balloon on U.S. Nevada

Balloons - Observation - Inflation of observation balloon