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Öste, Bengt  Search this
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Black-and-white photographs
bulk 1944-1970
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 26 black and white prints, mostly 7.25 by 9.5 inch, relating to the Vietnam War era and its aircraft. Most of the photographs were taken by Bengt Öste, in conjunction with his Swedish state media work. The images include photographs of military personnel and aerial views of Vietnam, as well as the following aircraft: Cessna O-1 Bird Dog (L-19); Bell UH-1 Iroquois; Douglas A-4 Skyhawk; Sikorsky H-34; Douglas A3D-2 Skywarrior; McDonnell Douglas F4F-1 Phantom II; Martin B-57B Canberra; Tupolev Tu-16 Badger; and Douglas C-124 Globemaster II. There is also one image of North American P-51 Mustang production in 1944.
Biographical / Historical:
Bengt Öste (1927-2004) was a Swedish journalist. During the 1960s Öste worked in print media, as an editor for both Svenska Dagbladet and Idun Swedish newspapers. In 1971 he joined Swedish state TV2's news program Report, where he worked until his retirement in 1992.
Christer Hedberg, Gift, 2015
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Aeronautics  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975  Search this
Helicopters  Search this
Bell UH-1B (HU-1B) Iroquois (Huey)  Search this
McDonnell F-4 (F4H) Phantom II Family  Search this
Douglas C-124 Globemaster II Family  Search this
Douglas A4D (A-4) Skyhawk Family  Search this
Martin (Glenn L.) B-57B Canberra (Model 272B)  Search this
Douglas A3D-1 (A-3A) Skywarrior  Search this
Sikorsky (S-58) H-34A (CH-34A) Choctaw  Search this
Black-and-white photographs
Vietnam War Photographs [Öste], Accession 2015-0027, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives