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Atlantic-Crossing Airplanes

Date: May 15 1919
Description: Navy seaplanes NC-1 and (in the foreground) NC-3 at Trepassay Bay, the jumping off point for the first attempt to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. Not in the...
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Atlantic Crossing Crew

Date: May 19 1919
Description: The crew of NC-4 during their interim stop in the Azores: Left to right: Lt. Elmer Stone, Eugene Rhoades (machinists mate), Lt. Walter Hinton, Ensign H.C....
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Dauntless Divebomber

Date: May 07 1944
Description: Navy SPD-1 bomber over Truk. Moen Island is in the foreground, Fefan is at the right, and Etan is directly below the plane.
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Aircraft Carrier Drill

Date: May 22 1944
Description: Physical exercise aboard an aircraft carrier during World War II. This photograph was a part of a scrapbook compiled by Philip F. La Follette, former gove...
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Go Signal

Date: April 16 1944
Description: The launching office above a Pacific Fleet aircraft carrier gives the "go" signal to the pilot. This photograph is from a scrapbook compiled by Philip F. L...
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Japanese Airplane Going Down

Date: May 22 1944
Description: A Japanese bomber going down in flames after having been surprised by a Coronado flying boat of Fleet Air Wing Two. This photograph, which was shot from t...
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Navy Fighters

Date: October 10 1951
Description: Two Banshee jet fighters from the carrier Essex in search of targets in the North Korean sector.
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Medal Ceremony

Date: August 1945
Description: The medal ceremony for the crew of the Enola Gay held on Tinian Island after they dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. The Enola Gay, B-29...
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Marines Using Crawler Tractor on Landing Craft

Date: 1944
Description: U.S. Marines using an International TD-9 diesel TracTracTor (crawler tractor) with a Bucyrus Erie shovel on an LCM (Landing Craft, Materiel) at Roi during...
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Chapelle with Pilots

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Description: Dickey Chapelle posing in flight suit with three pilots including crew members Weston and Gillen.
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Palau Islands Air Strike

Date: April 20 1944
Description: Aerial view of three TBF's (all above the horizon) and eleven SBD's, which participated in Pacific Fleet's carrier-strike against Japan's bases in the Pala...
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U.S.S. Wisconsin

Date: 1947
Description: The six sixteen-inch guns of the U.S.S. Wisconsin shooting at a target fifteen miles away.
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USS Wisconsin

Date: 1943
Description: USS Wisconsin in drydock during construction. Men are working at the base of the ship.
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USS Wisconsin

Date: June 21 1947
Description: USS Wisconsin conducting a training cruise fueling at sea.
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USS Wisconsin

Date: 1943
Description: USS Wisconsin in drydock during construction. A group of men are standing on scaffolding at the base of the ship.
Poster

They Need You...Help Them Win - Enlist in the WAVES

Date: 1944
Description: WAVES Design No. 2, "WAVE and Sailors." The poster features a woman in a naval uniform, with two sailors standing behind her. WAVES is the acronym for Wome...
Poster

"He'll Be Home Sooner... Now You've Joined the WAVES"

Date: 1944
Description: WAVES Unnumbered Design, "Mother and Daughter." The poster features a proud mother with her arm around her daughter, who is in naval uniform. In the backgr...
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President Roosevelt and Governor Heil

Date: September 19 1942
Description: Governor Julius Heil with his back to the camera shakes the hand of President Franklin Roosevelt who was on a surprise visit to Milwaukee for a tour of the...
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U.S.S. Wisconsin Launching

Date: December 07 1943
Description: View of the battleship U.S.S. Wisconsin launching. A large group of spectators is gathered in the foreground.
Map or Atlas

Lake Michigan

Date: 1910
Description: Chart of Lake Michigan noting soundings near shore and across the lake between harbors. Also included are portions of Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indian...

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