Query: Douglas C-47 Skytrain Family
Colonel George Kraigher and General Ira Eaker Photographs
Dates:
bulk 1944-1945
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1985.0018
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of thirteen photographs of Colonel George Kraigher and Lt. General Ira Eaker during World War II, mostly at the Fifteenth Air Force Headquarters in Bari, Italy. Other personalities included in the images: Lt. Col. H. Malcolm Baldrige; Brigadier Fitzroy MacLean; Marshal Tito; and Brigadier General William I …

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Master Sergeant James Dusch Photograph Collection
Creators:
Dusch, James R., 1927-1995
Dates:
bulk 1940s-1950s, 1962
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet ((3 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 95 black and white snapshots taken by Dusch. The photographs include the following: aircraft, including Boeing B-17s and B-29s, Fairchild C-119s, and Douglas C-47s; fellow soldiers; nose art; signage, and general views of mostly stateside air bases; models of aircraft; and shots of tourist locations pre-World War …

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James Kirkpatrick World War II Color Slides and Log Book
Creators:
Kirkpatrick, James J, 1922-2008
Dates:
1943-1946
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of eighty color 35 mm slides taken by 1st Lt. James J. Kirkpatrick, U. S. Army Air Forces, during his World War II service in the Pacific Theater. The collection also contains Kirkpatrick's pilot log (1943-1946) and five copy prints of Kirkpatrick and the aircraft he flew, a Douglas C-47 Skytrain and a Curtiss C-46 Commando.

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World War II Pacific Theater Scrapbook [Glowka]
Dates:
bulk 1940s
Size:
0.29 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0058
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a scrapbook documenting Edward J. Glowka's service with the U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II. The scrapbook was created by Glowka's wife, who he met after the war. The scrapbook contains mainly black and white photographs but also includes one hand-tinted photograph of Glowka …

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Martin (Glenn L.) B-26B Marauder (Model 179B) "Flak Bait" Photographs [Best]
Creators:
Best, Sherman V., Jr.
Dates:
bulk 1943-1945
Size:
47 Digital images
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0012
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 47 images relating to Sherman V. Best, Jr.'s military service and the Martin (Glenn L.) B-26B Marauder (Model 179B) "Flak Bait." All were taken in the European theater during World War II, with the exception of one image taken of "Flak Bait" on display at the National …

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Nose Art Color Slides [Schirmer]
Creators:
Schirmer, Frank
Dates:
1946-1947
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((2 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of copies of 107 color slides taken by Col. Schirmer at Davis-Monthan Field, Tucson, Arizona, circa 1946-1947. The collection also includes a copy of lecture notes for a slide presentation given by Col. Schirmer in 1981 entitled, "4105th Army Air Force Base Unit (Aircraft Storage) Davis-Monthan Field Arizona 1946-1947 and a Glimpse …

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Mid-Century Airliners Photography
Dates:
1937-1987
bulk 1947-1965
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 slim letter document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1224
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Photography in this collection was collected by Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Air Transport Curator R. E. G. (Ron) Davies from a variety of unidentified sources, presumably for integration into his airline reference files. It includes a mixture of black and white and color formats from 35 mm roll film to 4.75 x 6 inch sheet film. Aircraft pictured are predominantly airliners in use in the post-World War II period, circa 1947-1965, and include views of British, European, and American airliners at airports in the United Kingdom, and passenger and cargo aircraft belonging to various Central and South American airlines photographed at Miami International Airport (Florida, USA).

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Frederick J. Poats Color Photography Collection
Creators:
Poats, Frederick J.
Dates:
November 1944 - December 1945
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0595
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This consists of twenty-six color photographs taken between November 1944 and December 1945 by Frederick J. Poats in India at Panagar Air Base, and in China at Chengkung, Hangchow, Laohwangping, Luichow, Shanghai, and Suichwan.

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Ramon D. Fobes Collection
Creators:
Fobes, Ramon D.
Dates:
Circa 1946-1954
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0027
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Ramon D. Fobes collected a few items during his travels circa 1946-1954 while on active duty with the US Army. This collection contains six 35mm color slides of military aircraft at US bases in Puerto Rico, the Pacific, and Korea, and two items of ephemera Fobes probably picked up on his 1947 trip to Japan: a menu and a Naval Air Transport pamphlet.

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Nose Art Photography Collection [Serotkin]
Creators:
Serotkin, Robert, 1911-1986
Dates:
1942-1945
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder, 32 photographs)
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0046
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 32 black and white photographs relating to artist and photographer Robert Isadore Serotkin (1911-1986) and includes examples of the aircraft nose art which he painted while serving with the US Army Air Forces during World War II.

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