Gardiner H. Fiske Scrapbook

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0227
Creators:
Fiske, Gardiner H.
Dates:
1917-1919
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.12 Cubic feet
(1 flatbox)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This scrapbook holds photographs, maps, correspondence, military orders and newspaper clippings tracing the military career of Fiske. The scrapbook includes many photographs of Issoudon and Clermont-Ferrad taken during the war.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Gardiner H. Fiske enlisted as a flying cadet in Boston on April 30, 1917, and had training at Chandler Field, Pennsylvania, before serving at Issoudon and Clermont-Ferrad, France during World War I. Fiske received his commission as 1st Lieutenant with the 20th Aero Squadron on January 27, 1918. One of Lt. Fiske war adventures was when acting as an observer, he was thrown from his cockpit 2000 feet in the air, miraculously landed in front of the vertical stabilizer, and managed to crawl back into the aircraft. Fiske, then a Major, was an Intelligence Officer for the Eighth Air Force during World War II.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Mrs. Gardiner H. Fiske, Gift, unknown, XXXX-0227, unknown

General
General
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Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
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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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics, Military Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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World War, 1914-1918 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Fiske, Gardiner H. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Army. Air Service. 20th Aero Squadron Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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