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0167377
TUSKEGEE AIRMEN, 1945.
Members of the Tuskegee Airmen in a meeting at Ramitelli, Italy. Front row seated, left to right: unidentified; Jimmie Wheeler (with goggles); Emile Clifton (cloth cap). Standing, left to right: Ronald Reeves; Hiram Mann; Joseph Chineworth; Elwood Driver; Edward Thomas; Woodrow Crockett. Photograph by Toni Frissell, March 1945.
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0167371
TUSKEGEE AIRMEN, 1945.
Members of the Tuskegee Airmen 332nd Fighter Group at a briefing at Ramitelli Airfield, Italy, March 1945. Photograph by Toni Frissell. First row, left to right: Gentry Barnes, Samuel Watts, Wendell Lucas. 2nd row: Harold Morris, John Porter, Joseph Chineworth. 3rd row: Unidentified, Wyrain Schell.
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0408197
WORLD WAR I: AVIATOR.
A World War I aviator seated behind his machine gun. Photo and illustration, c1918.
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0174803
TED WILLIAMS (1918-2002).
American baseball player. Photographed in the cockpit of a Grumman F9F-6 Panther fighter plane, while a pilot for the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II, c1943.
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0325244
ADOLF GALLAND (1912-1996).
German Luftwaffe General and fighter pilot. Photographed with Major Werner Mölders. Photograph, 1940.
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0351640
WWII: FIGHTER PILOT.
A German fighter pilot in the cockpit during the Battle of Britain. Photograph, October 1940.
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0167421
WWII: TUSKEGEE AIRMEN, 1945.
Edward Gleed and two other Tuskegee Airmen adjust an external 75 gallon drop tank on the wing of a P-5/D fighter plane 'Creamer's Dream,' at Ramitelli Airfield, Italy. Photograph by Toni Frissell, March 1945.
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0167372
TUSKEGEE AIRMEN, 1945.
William Campbell (left) and Thurston Gaines, Jr. of the Tuskegee Airmen 332nd Fighter Group at Ramitelli Airfield, Italy, March 1945. Photograph by Toni Frissell.
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0167370
TUSKEGEE AIRMEN, 1945.
Members of the Tuskegee Airmen 332nd Fighter Group at a briefing at Ramitelli Airfield, Italy, March 1945. Photograph by Toni Frissell. Left to right: Robert Williams, William Holloman, Ronald Reeves, Christopher Newman and Walter Downs.
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0167270
WWII: FIGHTER PILOTS.
Officers of Fighting Squadron 41 on board an aircraft carrier, sing a song before the attack on French North Africa. Photograph, c1942.
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0127570
EJECTION SEAT, c1965.
A pilot strapped in an ejection seat. Photograph, c1965.
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0112511
MANFRED VON RICHTHOFEN
(1892-1918). Known as the Red Baron. German aviator. Photographed in 1917.
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0183790
WWI: GERMAN PILOTS.
German fighter pilot squadron. Left to right: Sebastian Fester, Karl-Emil Schaefer, Manfred von Richthofen, Lothar von Richthofen and Kurt Wolff. Photograph, c1917.
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TUSKEGEE AIRMEN, 1945.
Members of the Tuskegee Airmen 332nd Fighter Group at a briefing at Ramitelli Airfield, Italy, March 1945. Photograph by Toni Frissell. Left to right: Robert Williams, William Holloman, Ronald Reeves, Christopher Newman, and Walter Downs.
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0167304
WWII: CRASH LANDING, 1945.
The pilot of a U.S. Navy F6F Hellcat escapes after a crash landing on the USS Lexington aircraft carrier, 1945.
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0183632
WWII: FIGHTER PILOT, c1944.
Portrait of U.S Air Force fighter pilot Lt. Vernon R. Richards smoking a cigarette. Photograph, c1944.
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0183866
MANFRED VON RICHTHOFEN
(1892-1918). Known as the Red Baron. German aviator. Richthofen's headquarters, with plates of enemy planes he had shot down during World War I. Photograph, c1917.
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0091666
AMERICAN TRAINING PLANE.
The T-6 Texan, a training plane for the U.S. Navy over the Gulf of Mexico, 1943.
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0091766
WORLD WAR I: AERIAL COMBAT.
Air battle between German and English planes during World War I. Contemporary English illustration.
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0115722
WORLD WAR I: AERIAL COMBAT.
A wing of German flying ace Oswald Boelcke's biplane (right) is damaged in a collision with that of squadron member Erwin Böhme during a dogfight with British pilots in World War I, sending Boelcke to his fatal crash near Douai, France, 28 October 1916. Illustration by Clayton Knight from 'The Red Knight of Germany,' 1927.
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0216679
WORLD WAR II: AIR BATTLE.
Sequence of photographs showing the attack on a Nazi Messerschmidt 109 airplane by an American fighter pilot over England, c1944. The last photo shows the wreckage of the plane lying in the snow.
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0091721
THE FIGHTING LADY, 1944.
A take-off signal officer gives a fighter plane the 'Go' sign on board the military aircraft carrier, USS Yorktown, in a scene from the American propaganda film, 'The Fighting Lady,' 1944.
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0115723
WORLD WAR I: AERIAL COMBAT.
An Allied fighter plane about to crash into a block of war-damaged houses in France while pursued by a German fighter during World War I. Illustration by Clayton Knight from 'The Red Knight of Germany,' a biography of German World War I flying ace Manfred von Richthofen, by American journalist Floyd Phillips Gibbons, 1927.
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0115719
RED KNIGHT OF GERMANY, 1927.
Title page from 'The Red Knight of Germany,' a biography of German World War I flying ace Manfred von Richthofen, known as the Red Baron, by American journalist Floyd Phillips Gibbons, 1927.
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0167369
TUSKEGEE AIRMEN, 1945.
Fighter pilots of the Tuskegee Airmen 332nd Fighter Group receive 'Escape kits' (cyanide) at Ramitelli Airfield, Italy. Photograph by Toni Frissell, March 1945. Seated: Theodore Lumpkin, Jr. Standing, left to right: Joseph Chineworth, Robert Robinson, Driskell Ponder, Robert Williams.
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0091715
CURTISS P-40 FIGHTER PLANE.
The Curtiss P-40 Tomahawk fighter and ground attack airplane of the British Royal Air Force during World War II.
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0068709
ERROL FLYNN (1909-1959).
Australian actor. Flynn in 'The Dawn Patrol,' 1938.
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0091642
HAWKER HURRICANE.
A Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft of the British Royal Air Force, 1941.
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0258923
CHARLES NUNGESSER.
Lieutenant Charles Nungesser, a famous WWI ace, in his biplane. Laurence La Tourette Driggs.
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0525801
ROBERT LEE SCOTT JR.
(1908-2006). American fighter pilot and author of 'God is My Co-Pilot.' Photograph, c1944.
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0167420
WWII: TUSKEGEE AIRMEN, 1945.
Tuskegee Airment Roscoe Brown, Marcellus Smith and Benjamin Davis, with ammunition at Ramitelli Airfield in Italy. Photograph by Toni Frissell, March 1945.
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0265078
DOUGLAS BADER (1910-1982).
English fighter pilot. Painting, c1941, by Captain Cuthbert Orde.
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0002074
KOREAN WAR: ENSIGN BROWN.
U.S. Naval Ensign Jesse Brown, the first African American Naval aviator, photographed in the cockpit of a F4U-4 Corsair shortly before his death in 1950.
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0115720
WORLD WAR I: AERIAL COMBAT.
A German fighter plane fires into the bottom of an aircraft being flown by Welsh flying ace Lionel Wilmot Brabazon Rees of the Royal Flying Corps during World War I, c1916. Illustration by Clayton Knight from 'The Red Knight of Germany,' 1927.
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0525800
ROBERT LEE SCOTT JR.
(1908-2006). American fighter pilot and author of 'God is My Co-Pilot.' Photograph, c1944.
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0091648
U.S. NAVY AIRCRAFT CARRIER.
'Fly 1' the take-off signal officer gives a fighter plane the 'Go' sign on an U.S. Navy aircraft carrier, 1942.
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0091734
U.S. NAVY AIRCRAFT, 1952.
Lieutenant J.N. Sherwood of the U.S. Navy crashed a Grumman TBM Avenger fighter plane off the USS Badoeng Strait, 1952.
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0166577
RAOUL LUFBERY (1885-1918).
American (French-born) aviator and member of the Lafayette Escadrille, who fought for the French before the U.S. entered World War I. Photograph, c1917.
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0260344
HAWKER SIDDELEY HAWK, 1975.
A Hawker Siddeley Hawk fighter jet trainer in flight over the Giza Pyramids during a sales drive for an Egyptian contract, 1975.
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