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German machine gun emplacement on wheels. Captured near Tilloy

Airplanes - Wheels - Caproni Wheel for Caproni bombing plane, tire size 900 x 90 m/m manufactured by the Wire Wheel Corporation of America, Buffalo, N.Y

Airplanes - Wheels - Aeroplane parts. Manufacturing war Materials. E.G. Budd Mfg. Co., Phila., PA

Airplanes - Wheels - J.N.4 Aeroplane wheel for Curtiss Training Plane, Tire size 26" x 4" plain clincher manufactured by the Wire Wheel Corporation of America, Buffalo, N.Y

Airplanes - Wheels - Airplane material, misc. The Ackerman Wheel Company

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Rear control crate, showing method of holding wheels in place. Dayton-Wright Airplane Co., Dayton, Ohio

Airplanes - Wheels - Diagram showing strength test of wheel. From Ackerman Wheel Co., Cleveland, Ohio

College and Universities - University of Michigan - Student Army Training Corps - Vocational Training for S.A.T.C. [Student Army Training Corps] at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Checking the gather of front wheels, Chassis dept., - Auto Mechanics

Airplanes - Wheels - Wheels for airplanes, autos and motorcycles, manufactured by the Ackerman Wheel Co., Cleveland, Ohio. Photo shows 26 x 4 airplane wheel

Airplanes - Wheels - Striking energy of swinging blow on aeroplane wheel. From Ackerman Wheel Co., Cleveland, Ohio

Airplanes - Wheels - Airplane Landing Gear. Rockwell Field, California

Airplanes - Wheels - Parts of wheel. From Ackermann Wheel Co., Cleveland, Ohio

Airplanes - Wheels - Handley-Page aeroplane wheel for Handley-Page Bombing Plane. Tire size 900 x 200 m/m manufactured by the Wire Wheel Corporation of America, Buffalo, N.Y

Airplanes - Wheels - Wheels for airplanes, autos and motorcycles, manufactured by the Ackerman Wheel Co., Cleveland, Ohio. Ackerman wheel on CurtissJ.N.4, at Mineola Field, L.I., N.Y

Airplanes - Wheels - Report on tests of Ackerman Wheel by Dept. of Commerce. From Ackerman Wheel Co., Cleveland, Ohio

Airplanes - Wheels - De Haviland 4 aeroplane wheel for the De Haviland Plane, tire size 600 x 150m/m manufactured by the Wire Wheel Corporation of America, Buffalo, N.Y

Camouflage - Miscellaneous - Shows one of the gun emplacements and the system of casemating. The floor of the casemate is below normal water level, and is concreted. Note the strength of the vertical supports, and also the fact that the wheels of the gun rest on wood. Experience has proved that continual firing of material resting on concrete deteriorates material with great rapidity

Airplanes - Wheels - Tires manufactured for government use. Airplane tire. This was developed for use on De Haviland 4 light bombing plane and was very satisfactory. Note the inflexible "windshield" or "streamline". This was a later improvement which reduced air resistance. U.S. Tire Co. plant, N.Y

Airplanes - Wheels - Bodies and parts for motor trucks manufactured by Edward G. Budd Manufacturing Co., Phila., PA. Aeroplane wheels

Airplanes - Wheels - Tires manufactured for government use. Airplane tire. This tire was developed for use on the Handley-Page bomber. U.S. Tire Co. plant, N.Y. From U.S. Tire Co

Pottery Class (Turning Wheels)

SPEC. 4 Vicki Flynn wheels SPEC. 4 David Garrison, Co. C, 782nd Maintenance Bn., to another ward at Womack Army Hospital

A NASA U-2 Earth Survey aircraft taxis out to the runway followed by a maintenance truck. Ground crewmen will check the aircraft's wing support wheels prior to take off and pick them up after take off. The U-2 will fly a high-altitude air sampling mission during Project Airstream

Ground crewmen check the landing gear and wing support wheels of a NASA U-2 Earth Survey aircraft prior to take off. The U-2 will fly a high-altitude air sampling mission during Project Airstream

AUTOMOBILE TURBINE WHEELS IN FLUIDIZED BED

AUTOMOBILE TURBINE WHEELS IN FLUIDIZED BED

AUTOMOBILE TURBINE WHEELS IN FLUIDIZED BED

A sergeant briefs Squadron Leader Ivan E.D.B. Logan, RAF commander, on a vehicle during Top Wheels, a competition in the maintenance of old U.S. Air Force vehicles. The airman is a member of the 513th Organizational Maintenance Squadron

NO. 2 TURBO EXPANDER WHEELS

NO. 2 TURBO EXPANDER WHEELS

NO. 2 TURBO EXPANDER WHEELS

NO. 2 TURBO EXPANDER WHEELS

NO. 2 TURBO EXPANDER WHEELS

NO. 2 TURBO EXPANDER WHEELS

Crewmen from the amphibious assault ship USS PELELIU (LHA 5) place chocks against the wheels of a T-6 trainer aircraft being used to simulate a World War II dive bomber for the Paramount Studios film "Winds of War"

This Douglas C-117 aircraft, No. 833, is prepared for its retirement flight by putting new brake assemblies on the wheels

Ground crew members chock the wheels of a 28th Bomb Wing B-52 Stratofortress aircraft just after its arrival during Exercise Glad Customer '82

A flight line crewman carries out chocks to put under the wheels of the Fokker F-28 Fellowship aircraft carrying Her Majesty, Queen Beatrix, queen of the Netherlands

A flight deck crewman places chocks under the wheels of an SH-2F Seasprite light airborne multi-purpose system (LAMPS) helicopter upon landing on a Unitas XXI ship. The helicopter is attached to Light Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron 34 (HAL-34)

A flight deck crewman places chocks under the wheels of an SH-2F Seasprite light airborne multi-purpose system (LAMPS) helicopter upon landing on a Unitas XXI ship. The helicopter is attached to Light Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron 34 (HAL-34)

A left side view of the ETU-111/E multipurpose trailer used for the KC-135R Stratotanker aircraft re-engine program. The trailer frame is in a raised position, the wheels are pinned and the cradle is level. This trailer is used to transport the KC-135R engine

A side view of the ETU-111/E multipurpose trailer used for the KC-135R Stratotanker aircraft re-engine program. The frame is in a raised position and the wheels are pinned. The cradle is raised to a 72 degree angle. This trailer is used to transport the KC-135R engine

A rear view of the ETU-111/E multipurpose trailer used for the KC-135R Stratotanker aircraft re-engine program. The trailer frame is in a raised position, the wheels are pinned and the cradle is level. This trailer is used to transport the engine of the KC-135R

The F108-CF-100 engine used for the KC-135R Stratotanker aircraft re-engine program is installed on the ETU-111/E multipurpose trailer in a rolled position of 72 degrees, KCC configuration. The rear wheels of the trailer are on removable dollies

Ground crewmen wearing foul weather gear place chocks under the wheels of a C-5 Galaxy aircraft during Exercise GLOBAL SHIELD '84

A ground crewman removes chocks from under the wheels of an F-4 Phantom II aircraft. In the background is another F-4. The aircraft are being used during PITCH BLACK 84, a joint US, Australian and New Zealand exercise

Two Members of Fox Battery, 2nd Battalion, 12th Marines, jack up the front of a 155 mm Howitzer to remove the base plate and lower the wheels as preparations are made to move the gun following a live fire exercise at Camp Hansen

A left side main landing wheels of an Soviet An-124 Condor cargo aircraft on display at the 85 Paris Air Show

AIRMAN (AMN) Sam Scialdone, a 354th Transportation Squadron vehicle operator, washes down a van at the transportation compound in preparation for the monthly Top Wheels competition

MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Richard T. Brisson, 20th Military Airlift Squadron flight engineer, checks the wheels of a C-141B Starlifter aircraft during a preflight inspection. Brisson has been selcected as AIRMAN of the Year

Artwork: "Hell on Wheels" Germany, 1987. Artist: Gary Lewis. Catalog Number: 1.13.88

Flight deck crewmen run to secure chocks to the wheels of a Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron 5 (HS-5) SH-3H Sea King helicopter after it has landed aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69). Fog is being drawn into the helicopter's rotor blades. Note: Third view in a series of six

The Aircraft Handler signals a US Navy (USN) CH-46 Sea Knight, Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Eleven (HC-11), Gunbearers, Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI), lock his rear wheels prior to touching down on the rear deck of the (USN) Wichita Class of Replenishment Oilers the USS KANSAS CITY (AOR 3) during a vertical replenishment (VERTREP) while underway on the Pacific Ocean

Flight deck crewmen secure chocks on the wheels of an F-14A Tomcat aircraft aboard the aircraft carrier USS INDEPENDENCE (CV 62)

Crewmen chock the wheels of a Helicopter Combat Support Squadron 6 (HC-6) CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS INDEPENDENCE (CV 62)

A flight deck crewman signals the pilots of an SH-60B Seahawk helicopter as crewmen chock the wheels of another Seahawk aboard the aircraft carrier USS INDEPENDENCE (CV 62). The INDEPENDENCE is conducting post-Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) operations at Guantanamo Bay

Workers adjust the trails on the carriage of the first M198 155 mm Howitzer produced in the 1988 production year at the arsenal. The Howitzer is in firing position, resting on its firing platform with wheels raised and its muzzle fully elevated

SSGT Virginia Placencia, coordinator for the Meals on Wheels Program at Castle Air Force Base, works with local volunteers to make certain meal deliveries are on time. Military personnel from Castle take an active role in helping the programs of Project Cherish, a community support program for the elderly and shut-in of Atwater

SSGT Chuck Bilby chats with Nettie Wood during the Meals on Wheels lunch hour delivery. Bilby is one of several military volunteers from Castle Air Force Base who takes an active role in helping the programs of Project Cherish, a community support program for the elderly and shut-in of Atwater

A crewman wheels aircraft servicing equipment across the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS FORRESTAL (CV 59) in the North Atlantic Ocean during Exercise WEST WIND 88

Members of an aircraft handling crew insert chocks against the wheels of an SH-2F Seasprite helicopter aboard the Guided Missile Cruiser USS JOUETT (CG 29) off the Southern California coast, as a plane director signal to the helicopter's pilot

An Army LCM 8 mechanized landing craft crosses Gatun Lake as it transports the soldiers of 2nd Platoon, Company B, Task Force 2-27, from Fort Sherman to the town of Coco Solo for Operation DETROIT WHEELS, an Army readiness exercise

Soldiers from Headquarters Company, Task Force 2-27, set up an M29 81 mm mortar and camouflage netting near the high school during Operation DETROIT WHEELS

Soldiers from Headquarters Company, Task Force 2-27, set up an M29 81 mm mortar and camouflage netting opposite a Panamanian Defense Forces barracks during Operation DETROIT WHEELS

Soldiers of 2nd Platoon, Company B, Task Force 2-27, prepare to follow an M998 high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle (HMMWV) down the ramp of an Army LCM 8 mechanized landing craft after arriving from Fort Sherman for Operation DETROIT WHEELS, an Army readiness exercise

A soldier standing near the bow of an Army LCM 8 mechanized landing craft signals to the coxswain as the craft nears the shore at Coco Solo, where soldiers from 2nd Platoon, Company B, Task Force 2-27, will conduct Operation DETROIT WHEELS, an Army readiness exercise

A ground crewman signals to the pilot of the first F/A-18C(N) Hornet aircraft to be delivered to Strike Fighter Squadron 147 (VFA-147) as another crewman chocks the aircraft's wheels following its arival at the air station from McDonnell-Douglas corporate facilities in St. Louis. The squadron is making the transition from A-7E Corsair II aircraft to the more technologicaly advanced Hornet

A soldier from Headquarters Company, Task Force 2-27, kneels in front of the Lion's Club building during Operation DETROIT WHEELS

A Marine from the 3rd Remotely Piloted Vehicle (RPV) Platoon wheels the fuselage of a Pioneer RPV out of its storage crate during Operation Desert Shield.

A flight deck crew member chocks the wheels of an F-14A Tomcat aircraft aboard the aircraft carrier USS SARATOGA (CV-60) as the vessel is underway in support of Operation Desert Shield

Flight deck crew members aboard the hospital ship USNS COMFORT (T-AH-20) prepare to chock the wheels of a UH-60 Black Hawk (Blackhawk) helicopter of the 45th Medical Company. The pilot has been taking part in maneuvers in preparation for transporting casualties to the ship Operation Desert Shield

Ground crewmen remove the chocks from the rear wheels of a 57th Fighter Weapons Wing F-15E Eagle aircraft during cold weather testing of the aircraft

Personnel aboard the hospital ship USNS COMFORT (T-AH-20) unlock wheels of a 45th Medical Company prepares to board a UH-60 Black Hawk (Blackhawk) helicopter after loading of a simulated casualty during a drill in support of Operation Desert Shield

A 45th Medical Company UH-60 Black Hawk (Blackhawk) helicopter stands on the flight deck of the hospital ship USNS COMFORT (T-AH-20) with wheels chocked in preparation for a drill in support of Operation Desert Shield

A ground crew member unchocks the wheels of an EF-111A Raven aircraft of the 366th Tactical Fighter Wing as it is readied for deployment to Saudi Arabia to take part in Operation DESERT SHIELD

Members of Marine Attack Squadron 224 (VMA-224) prepare to chock the wheels of an A-6E Intruder aircraft after the plane was flown on a training mission. VMA-224, stationed at MCAS, Cherry Point, N.C., is on a two-week deployment to MCAS, Yuma

A close-up view of the rear of an M-93 Fox nuclear-biological-chemical (NBC) reconnaissance system with two probes and sampler wheels deployed

Medium Close-up of the left side set of wheels and landing gear on a US Air Force C-130 Hercules. A1C Scott Musgrove, right, a C-130 crew chief assigned to the 772nd Airlift Squadron, 463rd Airlift Wing, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, inserts air into a tire that he just changes on the aircraft. This mission is in direct support of Operation Restore Hope

AIRMAN Ed Rangel, 558th Civil Engineering squadron, wheels concrete to civilian Joe Walton during the construction of the front gate to the base

The flight deck crewmen of the destroyer USS CONOLLY (DD-979) are shown preparing to remove the chalks from the wheels of a SH-60B helicopter of Light Helicopter Squadron 38 (HSL-38) detachment, assigned aboard the CONOLLY. The helicopter is preparing for a patrol along the coast of Haiti during Operation Support Democracy

Flight deck crewmen of the Ticonderoga class guided missile cruiser USS YORKTOWN (CG-48) rush out to place chalks under the wheels of a French Alouette III helicopter which has just landed aboard the cruiser. The YORKTOWN is approaching Guantanamo Bay, Cuba after completing 18 days on station off the coast of Haiti during Operation Suppert Democracy

A left side ground view of CH-54 Tarhe helicopter with the universal military pod, an all-purpose van complete with communications, ventilation, lighting systems and ground wheels

The Air Force CHIEF of STAFF, General Ronald R. Fogelman sits in the front seat of a New Mexico Air National Guard F-16. CAPT. Thomas M. (Wheels) Wheeler sits behind

B-52 bomber, with wheels and flaps down, from the 917th Wing (Air Force Reserves), Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana approaches for a landing during GUNSMOKE '95. Exact Date Shot Unknown

The end result from the blast of C-4 plastic explosive caused excessive damage to the row wheels that had been placed in the turret of the T55 Russian tank, by the Explosive Ordnance Detachment team, on Camp Dobol, Bosnia, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring...

Field scanner equipment referred to as "Muriel" with car wheels on. Formerly confidential. Photograph taken August 10, 1943. Magnet-95

352nd Maintenance personnel place smaller nose wheels on an MH-53J Pave Low helicopter to facilitate loading it into the cargo hold of a C-5 Galaxy. The MH-53J Pave Low is assigned to the 21st Special Operations Squadron, 352nd Special Operations Group, RAF Mildenhall, UK. The smaller wheels allow more clearance when loading into the C-5

352nd Maintenance personnel place smaller nose wheels on an MH-53J Pave Low helicopter to facilitate loading it into the cargo hold of a C-5 Galaxy. The MH-53J Pave Low is assigned to the 21st Special Operations Squadron, 352nd Special Operations Group, RAF Mildenhall, UK. The smaller wheels allow more clearance when loading into the C-5

US Army First Lieutenant Rob McCarthy, of the 9th Engineer Battalion, attempts to extinguish flames produced by an initial blast, that started to burn the row wheels of a T55 Main-Battle Tank (MBT) following it's destruction on Camp Dobol, Bosnia-Herzegovina. Operation JOINT GUARD, 15 March 1997

STAFF Sergeant Mike Chapeau, 523rd Fighter Squadron, Cannon Air Force Base, NEW MEXICO, waits for the crew chief's signal to remove the chalks from the wheels of the F-16 Fighting Falcon. The 523rd Fighter Squadron is supporting ROVING SANDS '97; a joint service exercise designed to improve air defense capabilities

US Army soldiers, 35th Signal Brigade right an accidentally overturned trailor back on its wheels at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 15 May 1997

Left side front view of a U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bomber as it's being guided on the flight line of Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, by a marshaller (Back to camera). The bomber, from the 9th Bomb Squadron, 7th Bomb Wing, returns to Dyess AFB on December 25, 1998, after participating in Operation Desert Fox. Another airman is seen underneath the aircraft preparing to place chucks next to the wheels

Southern Bell Wireless set up a COW (Cellular on wheels Unit), this unit will enhance the cellular service lost in the tornado that destroyed a good portion of the out skirts of Oklahoma City

Ed west and Scott Boyd set up a COW (Cellular on wheels Unit), this unit will enhance the cellular service lost in the tornado that destroyed a good portion of the out skirts of Oklahoma City

A US Air Force KC-135 Statotanker from the 319th Air Refueling Wing, Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, sits, wheels chocked, on the flight line at MacDill AFB, Florida

F-15E Strike Eagle "Panthers" from the 494th Fighter Squadron, 48th Fighter Wing, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, United Kingdom, sit on the flight line with their wheels chocked. The Strike Eagle is a two-seat fighter designed to maintain air superiority during combat. (Duplicate image, see also DF-SD-01-07699 or search 000828-F-9032T-005)

US Air Force MASTER Sergeant Freddie Sanchez, Crew CHIEF, 159th Fighter Wing, Louisiana Air National Guard, New Orleans, Louisiana, prepares to put blocks in front of a USAF F-15 Eagle wheels on the tarmac at Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia, during Operation SOUTHERN WATCH. MSGT Sanchez is a part of the coalition forces of the 363rd Air Expeditionary Wing, Prince Sultan AB, SAU, that enforces the no-fly and no-drive zone in Southern Iraq to protect and defend against Iraqi aggression

Touching down at roughly 28,000 pounds an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft from the 555th Fighter Squadron throws a plume of smoke as the main landing wheels are accelerated from standstill to close to 150 miles-per-hour. The 555th Fighter Squadron deployed to Slovakia with 220 personnel from Aviano Air Base, Italy, to take part in weapons training

A crew chief from the 492nd Fighter Squadron, 48th Fighter Wing, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, United Kingdom directs an F-15E Strike Eagle into the restart phase of the "hot pits" as another crew chief chalks the planes wheels in order to go through flight control checks with the pilot prior to take off

US Air Force Major (MAJ) Kellie Davila-Martinez, 39TH Transportation Squadron Commander (right), looks on as equipment is checked during a semi-annual warrior wheels competition, Incirlik Air base Turkey

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