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Space Ship Takeoff, a Technical Fantasy

Space Ship Takeoff, a Technical Fantasy

1928 WELTRAUM SCHIFFI STARTET EINE TECHNISCHE FANTASIE (SPACE SHIP TAKEOFF, A TECHNICAL FANTASY). ARC Identifier 67908 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-28533. Summary: A German film depicting, through the use of spe... more

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

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

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 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

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 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

Captured German War Films

Captured German War Films

ARC Identifier 64760 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-13034 and ARC Identifier 24043 / Local Identifier 111-ADC-10281. 1939-1945. Summary: POSTHUMOS AWARDS: CU, Swastika emblem, CUs, display of medals - men at atten... more

HIGH FREQUENCY AS A WEAPON

HIGH FREQUENCY AS A WEAPON

ARC Identifier 64890 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-13277. Summary: Coverage of high-frequency radio waves for radar jamming used by German military in WW II to interfere with bombing accuracy and to blind British... 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

THE CALL OF THE AIR

THE CALL OF THE AIR

ARC Identifier 65873 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-19319. Summary: Shows Lighter-than-air aircraft, ground and air shots illustrating activities and educational opportunities of students in this branch of the U.S... 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

[Brigadier General Phillips W. Smith, USAF, Director, Defense Production Division, OSR]

[Brigadier General Phillips W. Smith, USAF, Director, Defense Producti...

[Brigadier General Phillips W. Smith, USAF, Director, Defense Production Division, OSR] - [PAR-4206]

[Mystere IV Handed Over to USAF (Offshore)]

[Mystere IV Handed Over to USAF (Offshore)]

[Mystere IV Handed Over to USAF (Offshore)] - [FRA-7185 through FRA-7191 (And O-File)]

[Mystere IV Handed Over to USAF (Offshore)]

[Mystere IV Handed Over to USAF (Offshore)]

[Mystere IV Handed Over to USAF (Offshore)] - [FRA-7185 through FRA-7191 (And O-File)]

BERLIN AIR LIFT (OUTTAKES FROM "OPERATIONS VITTLES")

BERLIN AIR LIFT (OUTTAKES FROM "OPERATIONS VITTLES")

ARC Identifier 65508 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-17643. Summary: Activities of Berlin Air Lift. Aerial delivery of supplies to Berlin, July, 1948. British and American A/C and personnel hauling supplies. Good c... more

[Mystere IV Handed Over to USAF (Offshore)]

[Mystere IV Handed Over to USAF (Offshore)]

[Mystere IV Handed Over to USAF (Offshore)] - [FRA-7185 through FRA-7191 (And O-File)]

[Mystere IV Handed Over to USAF (Offshore)]

[Mystere IV Handed Over to USAF (Offshore)]

[Mystere IV Handed Over to USAF (Offshore)] - [FRA-7185 through FRA-7191 (And O-File)]

[Mystere IV Handed Over to USAF (Offshore)]

[Mystere IV Handed Over to USAF (Offshore)]

[Mystere IV Handed Over to USAF (Offshore)] - [FRA-7185 through FRA-7191 (And O-File)]

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

ANIMALS IN ROCKET FLIGHT

ANIMALS IN ROCKET FLIGHT

1952 ARC Identifier 66372 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-21259. Summary: Outtakes of SFP 316. Preparation of monkeys and white mice for flight in the Aerobee Missile at Holloman AFB, 1952. Summary: Reel 1: 1) CU ... 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

Photograph of Brigadier General Stoyte Ross USAF, Comdg. Gen Headquarters Staff Delivering the Documents to Dr. Wayne C. Grover Archivist of the United States

Photograph of Brigadier General Stoyte Ross USAF, Comdg. Gen Headquart...

Historic Photograph File of National Archives Events and Personnel

Photograph of Hon.. Theodore J. Green, Senator from Rhode Island Delivering the Documents and Charge to Brigadier General Stoyte Ross USAF for Safe Delivery to the National Archives

Photograph of Hon.. Theodore J. Green, Senator from Rhode Island Deliv...

Historic Photograph File of National Archives Events and Personnel

Photograph of Hon.. Theodore J. Green, Senator from Rhode Island, Delivering the Documents and Charge to Brigadier General Stoyte Ross USAF at the Library of Congress

Photograph of Hon.. Theodore J. Green, Senator from Rhode Island, Deli...

Historic Photograph File of National Archives Events and Personnel

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 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

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

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

USAF Band Concert (Poster)

USAF Band Concert (Poster)

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

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

Weather Station Balloon

Weather Station Balloon

This photograph shows a helium-filled radar observer balloon at the U.S. Air Force weather station at the Atomic Energy Commission's Nevada Proving Grounds at Indian Springs. Testing of the atmosphere was done ... more

Launchings of Discoverer and Explorer

Launchings of Discoverer and Explorer

1959 LAUNCHINGS OF DISCOVERER V, DISCOVERER VI AND EXPLORER VI VANDENBERG AFB, CALIFORNIA AND CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA, 7, 13 AND 19 AUGUST 1959, 08/07/1959. ARC Identifier 67747 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-2782... more

Supersonic Thunderbirds

Supersonic Thunderbirds

1959 SUPERSONIC THUNDERBIRDS, NELLIS AFB, NEVADA AND VAN NUYS CALIFORNIA, 26 FEBRUARY - 16 MARCH 1959, 02/26/1959 - 03/16/1959. ARC Identifier 67591 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-27272. Summary: Coverage of the U... more

Volcano Eruptions

Volcano Eruptions

1959 VOLCANO ERUPTION OF KILAUEA IKI CRATER, 11/16/1959 - 11/21/1959. ARC Identifier 68933 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-35758. Summary: Aerial and ground coverage of Kilauea Iki hurling hot lava fountain to a h... more

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

Commander AFRS/AFRTS-Broadcast Center - James H. Rose, LT. COL., USAF from October 1954 - January 1960.  (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

Commander AFRS/AFRTS-Broadcast Center - James H. Rose, LT. COL., USAF ...

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

Berlin Documentary

Berlin Documentary

1961 BERLIN DOCUMENTARY, WEST BERLIN, GERMANY, AUGUST AND DECEMBER 1961, 08/1961. ARC Identifier 68514 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-31891A. Summary: Coverage of an American serviceman in the Berlin Air Traffic C... more

Man and Space

Man and Space

1961 ARC Identifier 657297 / Local Identifier 263.2102. This U.S. Air Force film discusses the need for manned space exploration. It also documents what was done to protect and support the safety of men in spac... more

Chimp and Man Ejections

Chimp and Man Ejections

1962 B-58A ESCAPE CAPSULE, CHIMP AND MAN EJECTIONS, 01/31/1962. ARC Identifier 68568 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-32308. Summary: Coverage of the first live ejections with chimpanzee and the first manned ejectio... more

Photograph of Astronaut M. Scott Carpenter Having His Blood Pressure Checked after His Aurora 7 Flight

Photograph of Astronaut M. Scott Carpenter Having His Blood Pressure C...

Original caption: USAF Lt. Col. E. W. Schear takes Astronaut Carpenters' blood pressure shortly after his arrival aboard the U.S.S. Intrepid. Committee Papers

THE CAPE

THE CAPE

1963 ARC Identifier 69591 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-39925. Film highlights events at the Cape during 1963 including missile launches, both successful and malfunctions; construction of Titan III facility; sequ... 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 Symposium on Legal Information Retrieval

Photograph of Symposium on Legal Information Retrieval

Left to right: Calvin M. Vos, USAF Staff Judge Advocate; William H. Smith, Assistant Commissioner, Planning and Research, Internal Revenue Service; John G. Lyons, Attorney, Department of Justice, Securities and... more

A spontaneous conference is held in a corridor at the Pentagon by, left to right, General Earle G. Wheeler, USA, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of STAFF; Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, Deputy Secretary of Defense Cyrus R. Vance and Lieutenant General David A. Burchinal, USAF, Director of the Joint STAFF, Joint Chiefs of STAFF

A spontaneous conference is held in a corridor at the Pentagon by, lef...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Ralph Seghess Release Status: Rel... more

Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara holds a spontaneous conference outside his office at the Pentagon. From left to right: General Earle G. Wheeler, USA, chairman, Joint Chiefs of STAFF (JCS); McNamara; Deputy Secretary of Defense Cyrus R. Vance; and Lieutenant General David A. Burchinal, USAF, director of the joint staff, JCS

Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara holds a spontaneous conference...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Harold Wise, USN Release Status: ... more

PRESIDENT NIXON'S VISIT, JOHNSTON ISLAND, July 23-24, 1969

PRESIDENT NIXON'S VISIT, JOHNSTON ISLAND, July 23-24, 1969

ARC Identifier 71184 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-45881. Covers stopover at Johnston Island by President Richard M. Nixon en route to the USS HORNET to greet Apollo 11 astronauts after their moon trip. Reel 1: ... 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

Photograph of Jerauld R. Gentry, Peter C. Hoag, John A. Manke and William H. Dana with a HL-10 Aircraft

Photograph of Jerauld R. Gentry, Peter C. Hoag, John A. Manke and Will...

Original caption: NASA FLIGHT RESEARCH CENTER, EDWARDS, CALIF. - Four of the men who have flown the experimental lifting bodies are Jerauld R. Gentry, Peter C. Hoag, John A. Manke and William H. Dana. The HL-1... 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

Photographs of X-15 Pilot Captain Joe H. Engle, USAF, and a X-15 Aircraft

Photographs of X-15 Pilot Captain Joe H. Engle, USAF, and a X-15 Aircr...

Original caption: Edwards, California - X-15 pilot Capt. Joe H. Engle, USAF, is posed with the rocket-powered x-15 aircraft. Engle is one of six pilots currently assigned to the joint NASA-Air Force research p... 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

Chinese film

Chinese film

1966 ARC Identifier 72247 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-50534. Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations, 1900 - 2003 Made possible by a donation from John and Paige Curran.

As the Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) hovers, AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William Hart Pitsenbarger, USAF, Pararescue Crew Member, Detachment 6, 38th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron (ARRS) lowered to the ground prepares a wounded Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) soldier for extraction from the burning minefield

As the Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) hovers, AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Wi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: As the Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) hovers, AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William Hart Pitsenbarger, USAF, Pararescue Crew Member, Det... more

As the Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) hovers, AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William Hart Pitsenbarger, USAF, Pararescue Crew Member, Detachment 6, 38th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron (ARRS) is extracted while holding a wounded Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) soldier from the burning minefield

As the Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) hovers, AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Wi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: As the Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) hovers, AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William Hart Pitsenbarger, USAF, Pararescue Crew Member, Det... more

A Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) lowers AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William Hart Pitsenbarger, USAF, Pararescue Crew Member, Detachment 6, 38th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron (ARRS) into a burning minefield at Bien-Hoa Air Base in the Republic of Vietnam (RVN) for a helicopter extraction of a wounded Vietnamese Soldier. The soldier lost a foot when he stepped on a landmine. Nobody could figure out how to extract the wounded soldier without tripping the mines. A1C Pitsenbarger said, "No problem, just lower me down on the penetrator, Ill straddle the guy, pick him up, and then you can lift me up." Risky as everyone knew that the prop wash could also setoff the mines. A1C Pitsenbarger...

A Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) lowers AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) lowers AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William Hart Pitsenbarger, USAF, Pararescue Crew Member, Detachmen... 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

A fully-loaded C-47 Skytrain aircraft is poised on the flight line prior to takeoff on a night flare drop mission. Members of the Vietnamese air force (VNAF), 33rd Tactical Wing, work side by side with U.S. Air Force Advisory Team-1 (AFAT) personnel to provide flarelight for allied ground security forces and Air Force air-to-ground tactical air support operations

A fully-loaded C-47 Skytrain aircraft is poised on the flight line pri...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tan Son Shut Airport, Saigon Country: Republic Of Vietnam (RVN) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

A U.S. Air Force C-130B Hercules aircraft passes low over a drop zone in South Vietnam to deliver a pallet of supplies to ground forces in a forward area. The low altitude parachute extraction system (LAPES) is successfully being used to resupply forward area sites where it is impossible for an aircraft to land

A U.S. Air Force C-130B Hercules aircraft passes low over a drop zone ...

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A U.S. Air Force F-102 Delta Dagger aircraft assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", 178th Fighter Squadron, North Dakota Air National Guard, sits parked in front of an aircraft hangar at Hector International Field, North Dakota. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-102 Delta Dagger aircraft assigned to the 119th Fig...

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

A U.S. Air Force F-102 Delta Dagger aircraft assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", 178th Fighter Squadron, North Dakota Air National Guard, deploys its drag chute after landing on the runway at Hector International Field, North Dakota. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-102 Delta Dagger aircraft assigned to the 119th Fig...

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

U.S. Air Force MAJ. GEN. Alexander P. MacDonald, sits in the front seat of a North Dakota Air National Guard F-102 Delta Dagger aircraft on the flight line at Hector International Field, North Dakota. The identity of the person in the back seat is unknown. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force MAJ. GEN. Alexander P. MacDonald, sits in the front sea...

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

U.S. Air Force medical personnel, on detached duty from Da Nang Air Base, move a Marine casualty from the aid station at embattled Khe Sanh to a waiting C-130 Hercules aircraft for the flight to medical facilities at the base. Wounded personnel can be transported from the field to completely equipped hospitals in less than an hour

U.S. Air Force medical personnel, on detached duty from Da Nang Air Ba...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Khe Sanh Country: Viet Nam (VNM) 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 with North Dakota Governor William Guy after a particularly harrowing flight in which an in-flight mechanical problem nearly resulted in catastrophe as pilots and crew prevented the C-47 Dakota/Skytrain aircraft from having to make a crash landing in 1968. (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: State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Se... more

U.S. Air Force Fuel SPECIALIST assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, refuel a F-102 Delta Dagger aircraft on the flight line at Hector International Field, North Dakota. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Fuel SPECIALIST assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happ...

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

Commander AFRTS-Broadcast Center - Robert R. Eby, COL., USAF from July 1964 - January 1966 and March 1967 - July 1968.  (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

Commander AFRTS-Broadcast Center - Robert R. Eby, COL., USAF from July...

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

U.S. Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN John Parie (left), of the 341st Space Wing Public Affairs Office, photographs another AIRMAN shortly after the arrival of U.S. President George W. Bush at the 120th Fighter Wing, Great Falls International Airport Air Guard Station, Mont., on Feb. 3, 2005. Great Falls was one of five cities visited by the President for Town Hall meetings on social security issues following his State of the Union Address. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by TECH. SGT. Roger M. Dey) (Released)

U.S. Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN John Parie (left), of the 341st Space Win...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Great Falls State: Montana (MT) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Roger M. Dey, USAF Release Status: Released ... more

TECH. SGT. Bertram W.I. Mau South Korea....A view of the Korean Operational Tactical Air Range (KOTAR) with a video camera in the foreground. The KOTAR, assigned to the 51st Services Squadron, is under construction during exercise Commando Crest. OFFICIAL U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO (RELEASED)

TECH. SGT. Bertram W.I. Mau South Korea....A view of the Korean Operat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Air Force SENIOR MASTER SGT. Duane M. Hinsberger, assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing 'Happy Hooligans', North Dakota Air National Guard, works on a jet engine, during the ' William Tell' Weapons Competition at Tyndall, Air Force Base, Florida. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force SENIOR MASTER SGT. Duane M. Hinsberger, assigned to the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tyndall Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pu... more

U.S. Air Force SENIOR MASTER SGT. Duane M. Hinsberger, assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, works on a jet engine, during the"William Tell"Weapons Competition at Tyndall, Air Force Base, Fla. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force SENIOR MASTER SGT. Duane M. Hinsberger, assigned to the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tyndall Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pu... more

U.S. Air Force Weapons Handlers assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, prepare to upload a training weapon onto a F-101B Voodoo aircraft, under the watchful eye of a competition judge, during the"William Tell"Weapons Competition at Tyndall, Air Force Base, Florida. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Weapons Handlers assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Hap...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tyndall Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pu... more

Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M....A close-up view of the laser cavity of a carbon dioxide electric discharge laser at the Air Force Weapons Laboratory. OFFICIAL U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO (RELEASED)

Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M....A close-up view of the laser cavity of...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

TECH. SGT. Gerald Hansen Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M....A left rear view of an HH-3E Jolly Green Giant helicopter parked on the flight line. OFFICIAL U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO (RELEASED)

TECH. SGT. Gerald Hansen Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M....A left rear v...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

STAFF SGT. Charles Taylor Hurlburt Field, Fla....An airman uses a flashlight to read a map during the night navigation event, part of the annual Tactical Air Command Control SPECIALIST competition. OFFICIAL U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO (RELEASED)

STAFF SGT. Charles Taylor Hurlburt Field, Fla....An airman uses a flas...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Reynolds California....An air-to-air left side view of an F-16B Fighting Falcon aircraft firing an AGM-45 Shrike missile over the Edwards Air Force Base Test Range. Second view in a series of three OFFICIAL U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO (RELEASED)

Reynolds California....An air-to-air left side view of an F-16B Fighti...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Air Force Weapons Handlers TECH. SGT. William Gilge and TECH. SGT. Kenneth Smallerz, both assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, upload training weapons onto a F-101B Voodoo aircraft, under the watchful eye of a competition judge, during the"William Tell"Weapons Competition at Tyndall, Air Force Base, Florida. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Weapons Handlers TECH. SGT. William Gilge and TECH. SGT...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tyndall Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pu... more

U.S. Air Force MAJ. Allan B. Eide, assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, holds the trophy for the best over all air crew in the 1970"William Tell"Weapons Competition at Tyndall, Air Force Base, Fla. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force MAJ. Allan B. Eide, assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tyndall Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pu... more

U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, pose for a photo with winning trophies at the 1970"William Tell"Weapons Competition at Tyndall, Air Force Base, Fla. Left-to-right are CAPT. James P. Reimers, CAPT. Arthur E. Jacobson, MAJ. Wallace D. Hegg, MAJ. Allan B. Eide, and COL. Alexander P. Macdonald. (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: Tyndall Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pu... more

U.S. Air Force Officer assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, pose for a group photo after winning first place honors during the 1972 William Tell"Weapons Competition at Tyndall, Air Force Base, Florida. Pictured left-to-right: MAJ. Alan Eide; LT. COL. Wally Hegg; MAJ. GEN. Ale LaClair A. Melhouse, North Dakota Adjutant General; and a unidentified U.S. Air Force MAJ. GEN. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Officer assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hoolig...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tyndall Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pu... more

U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, pose for a photo with winning trophies at the 1972"William Tell"Weapons Competition at Tyndall, Air Force Base, Fla. Left-to-right are MAJ. Alan Eide; LT. COL. Wally Hegg; MAJ. GEN. LaClair A. Melhouse, North Dakota Adjutant General; second from right not known; and COL. Alexander P. Macdonald. (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: Tyndall Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pu... more

U.S. Air Force MAJ. Alan Eide (left) and LT. COL. Wally Hegg, pose for a photo with winning trophies at the 1972"William Tell"Weapons Competition at Tyndall, Air Force Base, Fla. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

U.S. Air Force MAJ. Alan Eide (left) and LT. COL. Wally Hegg, pose for...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tyndall Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pu... more

A U.S. Air Force all female weapons load team assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing"Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, handle an inert AIM-4C Falcon air-to-air missile during a William Tell"Weapons Competition at Tyndall, Air Force Base, Fla. Pictured from left to right, Doreen Thomas, Patricia McMerty, Jacqueline Sanders, Ellen Rising (ranks at the time are unknown). (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

A U.S. Air Force all female weapons load team assigned to the 119th Fi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tyndall Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pu... more

A US Air Force (USAF) B-52H Stratofortress aircraft on landing approach during Operation LINEBACKER

A US Air Force (USAF) B-52H Stratofortress aircraft on landing approac...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: LINEBACKER Base: Andersen Air Base State: Guam (GU) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown ... more

An unidentified U.S. Air Force Colonel, part of the prisoner of war returnee delegation, shakes hands with Vietnam officers as a crowd of news media and spectators look on

An unidentified U.S. Air Force Colonel, part of the prisoner of war re...

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

U.S. Air Force CAPT. David Baker is carried by Viet Cong to a waiting helicopter upon his release

U.S. Air Force CAPT. David Baker is carried by Viet Cong to a waiting ...

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

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird meets with the Joint Chiefs of STAFF in his Pentagon office. Attending the meeting are, from left to right: GEN. Creighton W. Abrams, chief of staff, U.S. Army; Adm. Thomas H. Moorer, chairman; Secretary Laird; GEN. John D. Ryan, chief of staff, U.S. Air Force; Adm. Elmo R. Zumwalt Jr., chief of naval operations; and Gen. Robert E. Cushman Jr., commandant, U.S. Marine Corps

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird meets with the Joint Chiefs of ST...

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

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird meets with the Joint Chiefs of STAFF in his Pentagon office. Attending the meeting are, left to right: Adm. Thomas H. Moorer, chairman; GEN. Creighton W. Abrams, chief of staff, U.S. Army; Adm. Elmo R. Zumwalt JR., chief of naval operations; Gen. Robert E. Cushman Jr., commandant, U.S. Marine Corps; and Gen. John D. Ryan, chief of staff, U.S. Air Force

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird meets with the Joint Chiefs of ST...

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

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates GEN. John D. Ryan, chief of staff, U.S. Air Force, after presenting him with the Distinguished Service Medal (Air Force) during a Pentagon ceremony. Ryan has served in his position since August 1, 1969

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates GEN. John D....

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