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Members of the German military carry lit torches in honor of General (GEN) Charles L. Donnelly Jr., departing commander in chief, US Air Force Europe, and Allied Air Forces Central Europe. The Soldiers are participating in the"Grand Tatoo,"one of the West Germany military's highest honors

Members of the German military carry lit torches in honor of General (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: NOMAD THRUST Base: Ramstein Air Base Country: West Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Patrick Nugent Release Status: ... more

A close up view of a US Air Force B-2 Spirit Bomber from 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman AFB, MO being refueled by the boom and refueling arm of a KC-10 Extender aircraft. The image was taken from the Boom Operators position

A close up view of a US Air Force B-2 Spirit Bomber from 509th Bomb Wi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Whiteman Air Force Base State: Missouri (MO) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Chuck Reger Release Status: Rel... more

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - Airships that may be used for passenger service. British Royal Air Force Official photograph. Dirigible built in 1917 with duralumin girders, is 540 feet long and has been sleeping quarters for the crew

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - Airships that may be used fo...

Date Taken: 2/8/1919 Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations

Airplanes - Flight - The Torpedo-Aeroplane, A new arm precluded by Armistice. Among new devices which Armistice prevented Royal Air Force from putting into use against enemy was torpedo-aeroplane. Considered to be greater potential value than submarine, and would doubtless have proved astonishingly efficient. Central News Service

Airplanes - Flight - The Torpedo-Aeroplane, A new arm precluded by Arm...

Photographer: Central News Service Airplanes - Flight

Airplanes - Historical - General W.S. Brancker of the English Air Force, and Major C.K. Rhinehardt of American Aviation Corps, who flew from Mineola to witness launching of the Handley-Page Aero Langley, at Elizabeth, N.J

Airplanes - Historical - General W.S. Brancker of the English Air Forc...

Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Airplanes - Historical

Airplanes - Miscellaneous - A bit of America's Air Force. A number of aviation instructors, mechanicians, and students at the Wilbur Wright Aviation camp, one of the biggest aviation schools in the U.S

Airplanes - Miscellaneous - A bit of America's Air Force. A number of ...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Airplanes - Miscellaneous

Airplanes - Historical - The Torpedo-Aeroplane, a new arm precluded by Armistice. Among new devices which Armistice prevented Royal Air Force from putting into use against enemy was torpedo-aeroplane. Considered to be greater potential value than submarine, and would doubtless have proved astonishingly efficient. Central News Service

Airplanes - Historical - The Torpedo-Aeroplane, a new arm precluded by...

Photographer: Central News Service Airplanes - Historical

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

Airplanes - Historical - Flying above the clouds. Taken from an observ...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Airplanes - Historical

HINDENBURG CRASH, 05/06/1937 (Disc 2)

HINDENBURG CRASH, 05/06/1937 (Disc 2)

ARC Identifier 64668 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-12735. Reel 2: 700'. 1) LS Zeppelin (Hindenburg) in flames. 2) MS Camera pans L to R showing wreckage of Zeppelin. 3) US Nose of the burned airship. 4) US Hind... more

Photograph of a B-26 Martin Marauder Giving Cover to the Landing Craft on the Beaches of France

Photograph of a B-26 Martin Marauder Giving Cover to the Landing Craft...

Original caption: One of the many B-26 Martin Marauders of the 9th AF is shown over the coast of France during the early morning giving a cover to the landing craft shown on the beaches below. These hard-hitti... more

Aerial Photograph of Franklin Roosevelt's Inauguration in 1941

Aerial Photograph of Franklin Roosevelt's Inauguration in 1941

Black and White and Color Photographs of U.S. Air Force and Predecessor Agencies Activities, Facilities and Personnel - World War II and Korean War

Photograph of Lt. Louis Zamperini, Former NCAA [National Collegiate Athletic Association] Miler and Olympic Team Member, Bombardier, on Lt. Russel A. Phillips' Plane, Examining 20 mm Japanese Explosive Shell Hole in the Side of Fuselage

Photograph of Lt. Louis Zamperini, Former NCAA [National Collegiate At...

Original caption: War Theatre #23 (Funafuti, Ellice Island) Airplanes, Battle Damage. Black and White and Color Photographs of U.S. Air Force and Predecessor Agencies Activities, Facilities and Personnel - Wor... more

THE THUNDERBOLTS--RAMROD TO EMDEN

THE THUNDERBOLTS--RAMROD TO EMDEN

1943 ARC Identifier 2873 / Local Identifier 18-C-409. On an escort ("ramrod") of bombers to Emden, Germany, by P-47's of the 8th Air Force. Shows planning of the mission. Planes are prepared and pilots are brie... more

"GOOD HUNTING, SON,- YOU'RE ON YOUR OWN NOW!!!"

"GOOD HUNTING, SON,- YOU'RE ON YOUR OWN NOW!!!"

Training blacks in the Air Force. Artworks and Mockups for Cartoons Promoting the War Effort and Original Sketches by Charles Alston

Photograph of Lt. Lou Zamperini, Bombardier, Examining the Damage a Japanese Cannon Shell did to His Liberator

Photograph of Lt. Lou Zamperini, Bombardier, Examining the Damage a Ja...

Original caption: Theatre #23 Funafuti, Ellice Island - Lt. Lou Zamperini, bombardier, examines damage a Jap cannon shell from an intercepting Zero over Nauru did to his Liberator, The Zero got three other cann... more

AAF REPORT

AAF REPORT

1944 ARC Identifier 2835 / Local Identifier 18-C-111. Documents the world-wide activities of the Army Air Forces. Reel 1 shows various training activities and explains the formation of fighting units. Shows war... more

Aerial Photograph of the Landing Operation on the French Coast Showing Three LSTs Stuck in Shallow Water off Shore

Aerial Photograph of the Landing Operation on the French Coast Showing...

Original caption: Aerial view of the landing operation on the French Coast shows three LST's stuck in shallow water a couple of hundred yards off shore. A line of tanks and vehicles scuttles through the heady ... more

Photograph of Paratroopers just before They Took off for the Initial Assault of D-Day

Photograph of Paratroopers just before They Took off for the Initial A...

Original caption: See You in Berlin. Resolute faces of paratroopers just before they took off for the initial assault of D-Day. Paratrooper in foreground has just read Gen. Eisenhower's message of good luck a... more

NORMANDY, THE AIRBORNE INVASION OF FORTRESS EUROPE

NORMANDY, THE AIRBORNE INVASION OF FORTRESS EUROPE

ARC Identifier 65988 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-19674. Summary: World War II scenes starting out with CU of Army Field Order No. 1, IX Troop Carrier Command, then shifts to a group of high ranking officers loo... more

Photograph of Men and Assault Vehicles Storming the Beaches of Normandy

Photograph of Men and Assault Vehicles Storming the Beaches of Normand...

Original caption: Men and assault vehicles storm the beaches of Normandy as allied landing craft make a dent in Germany's West Wall on June 6, 1944. As wave after wave of landing craft unload their cargo, men ... more

Air Force Project 223-12040

Air Force Project 223-12040

ARC Identifier 28987 / Local Identifier 111-LC-46682 - Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. U.S. Army Audiovisual Center. (ca. 1974 - 05/15/1984) - ... more

The fight for the Sky

The fight for the Sky

ARC Identifier 63894 / Local Identifier 342-SFP-157. The fight for the Sky: Our fighter pilots versus the Luftwaffe in Western Europe, 1945. On the activities of the 8th Air Force Fighter Command in Europe. Sho... more

Fighter Operations, 6th Air Force, ETO, 01/1945

Fighter Operations, 6th Air Force, ETO, 01/1945

ARC Identifier 23458 / Local Identifier 111-ADC-9693. Summary: GSAP views, German planes destroyed on the ground and in the air. Good shots of tracer fire on trains, other ground targets. GSAP views, tracers hi... more

8TH AIR FORCE FIGHTER OERATIONS, GERMANY, 02/03/1945

8TH AIR FORCE FIGHTER OERATIONS, GERMANY, 02/03/1945

ARC Identifier 14166 / Local Identifier 111-ADC-359 - Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. (09/18/1947 - 02/28/1964) - 1945 - - Copied by Thomas Gideon

An aerial view of Bldg. 1535, occupied by HQ SAC until Feb. 1948, when the Military Air Trans. Service, later to become the Military Airlift Command, moved in. The Research and Development Command, later to become the Air Research and Development Command, replaced MATS in Jan. 1951. On April 1, 1961 the ARDC became the Air Force Systems Command (AFSC)

An aerial view of Bldg. 1535, occupied by HQ SAC until Feb. 1948, when...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Andrews Air Force Base State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to P... more

The Last Bomb

The Last Bomb

[Stock Footage] ARC Identifier 65631 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-18486. Summary: Miscellaneous scenes showing B-29 maintenance scenes, planning room scenes showing plotting board and discussion of target area... more

Project Thunderstorm, 05/1947 - 09/1947

Project Thunderstorm, 05/1947 - 09/1947

1947 ARC Identifier 2987943 / Local Identifier 341-Roswell-8. This film chronicles a joint U.S. Air Force, Navy, and Weather Bureau Project at Wright Field and the All - Weather Flying Station at Wilmington, Oh... more

THE MERRY-GO-ROUND

THE MERRY-GO-ROUND

ARC Identifier 64134 / Local Identifier 342-SFP-1845. PRESENTS STORY OF DEVELOPING RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN A BOY AND GIRL INTERLACED WITH ANALYSES BY THREE WELL-KNOWN AUTHORITIES ON SEX: COLUMNIST ANN LANDERS, PSY... more

[Gen. Charles Lecheres, Chief of Staff, French Air Force, Gen. Lauris Norstad, CinC, Allied Air Forces Central Europe, AND Cdt. Daniel Cottard, Interpreter]

[Gen. Charles Lecheres, Chief of Staff, French Air Force, Gen. Lauris ...

[Gen. Charles Lecheres, Chief of Staff, French Air Force, Gen. Lauris Norstad, CinC, Allied Air Forces Central Europe, AND Cdt. Daniel Cottard, Interpreter] - [FRA-6039]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Groun...

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds] - [FRA-6019 through FRA-6036]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Groun...

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds] - [FRA-6019 through FRA-6036]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Groun...

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds] - [FRA-6019 through FRA-6036]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Groun...

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds] - [FRA-6019 through FRA-6036]

[Contract for Housing Air Force Personnel]

[Contract for Housing Air Force Personnel]

[Contract for Housing Air Force Personnel] - [PAR-7776]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Groun...

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds] - [FRA-6019 through FRA-6036]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Groun...

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds] - [FRA-6019 through FRA-6036]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Groun...

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds] - [FRA-6019 through FRA-6036]

[Here Comes the Band - Royal Air Force Band)]

[Here Comes the Band - Royal Air Force Band)]

[Here Comes the Band - Royal Air Force Band)] - [PAR-3841]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Groun...

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds] - [FRA-6019 through FRA-6036]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Groun...

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds] - [FRA-6019 through FRA-6036]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Groun...

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds] - [FRA-6019 through FRA-6036]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Groun...

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds] - [FRA-6019 through FRA-6036]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Groun...

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds] - [FRA-6019 through FRA-6036]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Groun...

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds] - [FRA-6019 through FRA-6036]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds]

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Groun...

[Mystere IV - American Air Force Team Visit Dassault Co. Testing Grounds] - [FRA-6019 through FRA-6036]

U.S. Air Force F-51D Mustang aircraft assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", 178th Fighter Squadron, North Dakota Air National Guard, at Hector Field, N.D., on June 1950. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force F-51D Mustang aircraft assigned to the 119th Fighter Wi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hector Air Field State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pub... more

A U.S. Air Force F-51D Mustang aircraft assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", 178th Fighter Squadron, North Dakota Air National Guard, in flight near Hector Field, N.D., sometime in early 1950. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-51D Mustang aircraft assigned to the 119th Fighter ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hector Air Field State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pub... more

TECHNOLOGY FOR TOMORROW (EYE IN THE SKY)

TECHNOLOGY FOR TOMORROW (EYE IN THE SKY)

ARC Identifier 68431 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-31309. Summary: Coverage of a program presented over WHIO-TV showing the new techniques of aerial reconnaissance including both camera, radar and infrared images... more

U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, pose for a photo in front of a F-51D Mustang aircraft, in the early 1950s.  Known identities from right to left in the ground row are Thornton Becklund; Duane"Pappy"Larson; and Robert Olwin, far left unknown. Thomas Marking is on the wing on the right. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hool...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, pose for a photo in front of a F-51D Mustang aircraft, sometime in 1953. Pictured left-to-right, Thornton E. Becklund; Robert Olwin; Thomas Marking; and Duane"Pappy"Larson. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hool...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, pose for a photo in front of a F-51D Mustang aircraft at Camp Williams, Wisconsin in 1953. Pictured left-to-right, Robert Olwin; Duane"Pappy"Larson; and Thornton E. Becklund. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hool...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Williams State: Wisconsin (WI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

U.S. Air Force maintenance personnel assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, operate an aircraft two tractor near F-51D Mustang aircraft at Camp Williams, Wisconsin in 1953. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force maintenance personnel assigned to the 119th Fighter Win...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Williams State: Wisconsin (WI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

A U.S. Air Force munitions handler assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, loads .50 caliber ammunition into a F-51D Mustang aircraft, at Camp Williams, Wisconsin, in June 1953. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

A U.S. Air Force munitions handler assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Williams State: Wisconsin (WI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, pose for a photo in front of a F-51D Mustang aircraft, at Camp Williams, Wisconsin in June 1953. L-R: Foster; Erickson; Becklund; and Knutson (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hool...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Williams State: Wisconsin (WI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

U.S. Air Force North Dakota Air National Guard pilot Duane"Pappy"Larson (foreground left), signs his logbook with members of his ground crew, on the wing of a F-51D Mustang aircraft, at Camp Williams, Wisconsin, in June 1953. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force North Dakota Air National Guard pilot Duane"Pappy"Larso...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Williams State: Wisconsin (WI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

PARTNERS IN FREEDOM, 06/06/1956

PARTNERS IN FREEDOM, 06/06/1956

[Silent, Unedited] ARC Identifier 66996 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-24614. Summary: USAF public relations release to introduce FEAF and the FEAF mission to the Japanese people, stressing Japanese-American solid... more

B-47 Taking off at Portsmouth Air Force Base

B-47 Taking off at Portsmouth Air Force Base

Original caption: Portsmouth Air Force Base, Portsmouth, New Hampshire - February 8, 1956. B-47 Taking off. Type of plane to be stationed at PAFB. Construction Project Photographs

Exercises at Portsmouth Air Force Base Dedication Ceremonies

Exercises at Portsmouth Air Force Base Dedication Ceremonies

This item consists of a photograph of the exercises at the Portsmouth Air Force Base dedication ceremonies. It was taken by Senate Photographer Clyde Wilkinson, who accompanied Senator Styles Bridges of New Ham... more

Congressman and Mrs. Merrow at Portsmouth Air Force Base Dedication Ceremonies

Congressman and Mrs. Merrow at Portsmouth Air Force Base Dedication Ce...

Original caption: Portsmouth Air Force Base, N.H. / Cong. + Mrs. Merrow. Construction Project Photographs

New Hampshire Secretary of State at Portsmouth Air Force Base Dedication Ceremonies

New Hampshire Secretary of State at Portsmouth Air Force Base Dedicati...

Original caption: Portsmouth Air Force Base, N.H. / Sec. of State, State of New Hampshire / Passing in Review. Construction Project Photographs

Governor Lane Dwinell of New Hampshire at Portsmouth Air Force Base Dedication Ceremonies

Governor Lane Dwinell of New Hampshire at Portsmouth Air Force Base De...

Original caption: Portsmouth Air Force Base, N.H. / Gov. Dwinell of New Hampshire. Construction Project Photographs

General and Mrs. Fleming and Senator and Mrs. Bridges at Portsmouth Air Force Base Dedication Ceremonies

General and Mrs. Fleming and Senator and Mrs. Bridges at Portsmouth Ai...

Original caption: Portsmouth Air Force Base, N.H. / Mrs Fleming, Gen. Fleming, Sen. Bridges, Mrs. Bridges. Construction Project Photographs

Poster "VN Army's Air Force"

Poster "VN Army's Air Force"

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Distribution Center: Multiple Post: USIS - Saigon Propaganda Posters Distributed in Asia, Latin America and the Middle East

Capehart Housing, Loring Air Force Base

Capehart Housing, Loring Air Force Base

Original caption: Capehart Housing Loring AFB. Construction Project Photographs

Loring Air Force Base

Loring Air Force Base

Original caption: Capehart Housing Loring AFB. Construction Project Photographs

U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, Robert Groom and Neil Modin, photographed with their F-94 A/C Starfire aircraft at Hector Field, North Dakota. The"Happy Hooligan"pilots flew the F-94 A/C Starfire aircraft from 1954-to-1960. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hool...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hector Air Field State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pub... more

U.S. Air Force Brig. GEN. Thornton E."BECK"Becklund, 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, climbs into the cockpit of a F-94 A/C Starfire aircraft at Hector Field, North Dakota. The"Happy Hooligan"pilots flew the F-94 A/C Starfire aircraft from 1954-to-1960. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Brig. GEN. Thornton E."BECK"Becklund, 119th Fighter Win...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hector Air Field State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pub... more

U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, pose for a photograph standing in front of a F-94 A/C Starfire aircraft at Hector Field, North Dakota. The"Happy Hooligan"pilots flew the F-94 A/C Starfire aircraft from 1954-to-1960. Pictured standing left-to-right are: Marshall Johnson; Thor Hertsgaard; and Duane"Pappy"Larson. Kneeling left is Alexander P. Macdonald.  The person kneeling on the right is unknown. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hool...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hector Air Field State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Loring Air Force Base Drainage Ditch

Loring Air Force Base Drainage Ditch

Original caption: Loring AFB Drainage ditch at apron. Construction Project Photographs

Loring Air Force Base Access Road

Loring Air Force Base Access Road

Original caption: Loring AFB. Access road looking east - snow covered. Construction Project Photographs

Photograph of Earth from an Air Force Atlas Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

Photograph of Earth from an Air Force Atlas Intercontinental Ballistic...

Original caption: SUBJECT: MOTHER EARTH FROM 700MILES UP -- This series of photographs taken during the flight of an Air Force Atlas Intercontinental Ballistic Missile August 24, 1959, shows the earth from an a... more

Cornerstone Laying Ceremonies at the Headquarters Building of Hanscom Air Force Base

Cornerstone Laying Ceremonies at the Headquarters Building of Hanscom ...

This item consists of a photograph of Colonel Peter C. Hyzer, Mr. Earl P. Stevenson, Senator Leverett Saltonstall, Major General Charles H. Terhune, Senator Benjamin A. Smith at the cornerstone ceremony. Constr... more

Cornerstone Laying Ceremonies at the Headquarters Building of Hanscom Air Force Base

Cornerstone Laying Ceremonies at the Headquarters Building of Hanscom ...

This item consists of a photograph of Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce President Mr. Earl P. Stevenson, Senator Leverett Saltonstall (MA), Senator Benjamin A. Smith (MA), and Major General Charles H. Terhune ... more

Graduating Cadets Toss Caps in the Air as President John F. Kennedy Looks on,  Falcon Stadium, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Graduating Cadets Toss Caps in the Air as President John F. Kennedy Lo...

Original caption: President John F. Kennedy's trip to Colorado to address the graduating class from the U.S. Air Force Academy. Graduating cadets toss caps in the air as President Kennedy looks on. Falcon Sta... more

Photograph of Scientists and Other Men next a United States Air Force Aircraft

Photograph of Scientists and Other Men next a United States Air Force ...

SCOUT (Solid Controlled Orbital Utility Test) Project Office Files

Photograph of a Rocket being Loaded into a United States Air Force Aircraft

Photograph of a Rocket being Loaded into a United States Air Force Air...

SCOUT (Solid Controlled Orbital Utility Test) Project Office Files

Photograph of a Rocket being Loaded into a United States Air Force Aircraft

Photograph of a Rocket being Loaded into a United States Air Force Air...

SCOUT (Solid Controlled Orbital Utility Test) Project Office Files

Photograph of a Rocket being Loaded into a United States Air Force Aircraft

Photograph of a Rocket being Loaded into a United States Air Force Air...

SCOUT (Solid Controlled Orbital Utility Test) Project Office Files

Thomas K. Finletter, US Ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and former Secretary of the Air Force (1950-1953) (left), and Manlio Brosio, Secretary-General of NATO (right), meet with Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara at the Pentagon

Thomas K. Finletter, US Ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Arlington State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Harold Wise Release Status: Released to Public... more

U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, pose for a photograph standing in front of a F-89D/J Scorpion aircraft at Hector Field, North Dakota. The"Happy Hooligan"pilots flew the F-89D/J Scorpion aircraft from 1960-to-1966. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hool...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hector Air Field State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pub... more

U.S. Air Force LT. COL. Duane"Pappy"Larson, assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, pilots a F-89D/J Scorpion aircraft during a flight over Fargo, North Dakota. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force LT. COL. Duane"Pappy"Larson, assigned to the 119th Figh...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fargo State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

U.S. Air Force LT. COL. Alexander P. Macdonald (Eventual North Dakota Adjutant General), assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing, North Dakota Air National Guard, sits the cockpit of an F-89 Scorpion aircraft at Hector International Field, North Dakota. To LT. COL. Macdonald's left on the wing are eventual unit Commander, LT. COL. Marsh Johnson and LT. COL. Duane"Pappy"Larson.  The identity of the person on the ladder is unknown. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force LT. COL. Alexander P. Macdonald (Eventual North Dakota ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hector Air Field State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pub... more

U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, standing in front of a F-94 A/C Starfire aircraft at Hector Field, North Dakota. The"Happy Hooligan"pilots flew the F-94 A/C Starfire aircraft from 1954-to-1960. Pictured left-to-right are: Duane"Pappy"Larson; Thor Hertsgaard; Marshall Johnson; and Alexander P. Macdonald.  The person on the far left is unknown.  The ranks of the people at the time are unknown (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hool...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hector Air Field State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pub... more

A left front view of a US Air Force HH-43B Huskie helicopter parked on the flight line

A left front view of a US Air Force HH-43B Huskie helicopter parked on...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station El Toro State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Johnson Release Statu... more

Air Force HH-3E Jolly Green Giant helicopters are used to rescue pilots downed in Vietnam or the South China Sea. Flown by the 3rd Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group, the rescue craft cruises at speeds up to 155 mph and is capable of in-flight refueling

Air Force HH-3E Jolly Green Giant helicopters are used to rescue pilot...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Saigon Country: Viet Nam (VNM) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

LGEN William W. Momyer receives his fourth star from GEN William C. Westmoreland, left, and GEN Creighton W. Abrams, right, commander, and deputy commander, U.S. Forces, Vietnam. Momyer, deputy commander, air operations, U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV), and commander, 7th Air Force, was nominated for the rank by President Lyndon B. Johnson

LGEN William W. Momyer receives his fourth star from GEN William C. We...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Saigon Country: Viet Nam (VNM) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Air Force SSGT John D. Hoehn, a life support equipment specialist assigned to the 12th Tactical Fighter Wing, tests the signal of the survival radio used by fighter pilots when shot down

Air Force SSGT John D. Hoehn, a life support equipment specialist assi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Cam Ranh Bay Air Base Country: Viet Nam (VNM) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital... more

AN air-to-air right side view of a U.S. Air Force 0-1E Bird Dog aircraft. The aircraft is used as a forward air control aircraft throughout South Vietnam. The forward air controller (FAC) spots suspected enemy strongholds and fires smoke rockets to mark the target for strike aircraft. Following a strike the FAC assesses bomb damage

AN air-to-air right side view of a U.S. Air Force 0-1E Bird Dog aircra...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Saigon Country: Viet Nam (VNM) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The U.S. Air Force AC-47 Dragon aircraft flies missions over South Vietnam in support of allied outposts

The U.S. Air Force AC-47 Dragon aircraft flies missions over South Vie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Saigon Country: Viet Nam (VNM) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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