Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0015
Creators:
Tynan, John E.
Dates:
1916-1974
bulk 1916-1918
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Cubic feet
(1 flatbox)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The scrapbook documents Tynan's career in aviation, through training and active duty with photographs of personnel, activities and equipment. This includes aerial photographs of of France, and also numberous photographs of German, French, British, Italian and American aircraft, the cannon "Big Bertha" and numerous photographs documenting battlefields and trenches. Also included are many photographs of wrecked aircraft, bomb-damaged cathedrals, and towns such as Rheims, Belleau Wood, and Momarte. Also included are copies of 'PLANE NEWS': The air service letter of the A.E.F.', newspaper articles reprinting Tyran's letters recounting his training and service in France, and newspaper clippings from the time of his retirement, recounting his experiences as Chancellor at the American Embassy in Tokyo and his travel agency business.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
John E. Tynan enlisted in the Army Air Corps as a private in 1916. He served in France with the 26th Aero Squadron of the A.E.F. during 1917 and 1918, leaving the service as a lieutenant.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
John E. Tynan, Gift, unknown, XXXX-0015, NASM

General
General
NASMrev

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Keywords
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Aeronautics, Military Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Aerial photography Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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World War, 1914-1918 -- Aircraft Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1914-1918 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Aerial Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Tynan, John E. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Army. Air Service. 26th Aero Squadron Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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