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The First fighter pilot: Roland Garros the life and times of the playboy who invented air combat Ed Cobleigh

Author:
Cobleigh, Ed  Search this
Physical description:
327 pages 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
2019
Topic:
Fighter pilots  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1118243

Ralph Talbot, United States Marine Corps

Author:
Emmons, Roger M  Search this
Subject:
Talbot, Ralph 1897-1918  Search this
United States 1st Marine Aviation Corps  Search this
Physical description:
i, 48 leaves : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1966
Topic:
Medal of Honor  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations  Search this
Call number:
VB334.M4 E54
VB334.M4E54
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_114157

First Marine Aeronautic Company World War I : Ponta Delgada, Azores, chronology 1917-1919 / compiled by Roger M. Emmons

Author:
Emmons, Roger M  Search this
Subject:
United States Marine Corps Aviation History  Search this
Physical description:
iii, 16 leaves ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1969
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations--History  Search this
Call number:
VG93 .E541
VG93.E541
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_192184

History of Marine Day Wing in World War I : reference book / Roger M. Emmons

Author:
Emmons, Roger M  Search this
Subject:
United States Marine Corps Aviation History  Search this
Physical description:
v, 114 leaves ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1974
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations--History  Search this
Call number:
VG93 .E545
VG93.E545
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_192188

Marine Corps aviation in World War One : flying personnel / Roger M. Emmons

Author:
Emmons, Roger M  Search this
Subject:
United States Marine Corps Aviation History  Search this
Physical description:
105 leaves ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations, American--History  Search this
Call number:
VG93 .E546
VG93.E546
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_192190

Personnel roster of Marine Day Wing in France during World War I / compiled by Roger M. Emmons

Author:
Emmons, Roger M  Search this
Subject:
United States Marine Corps Aviation History  Search this
Physical description:
p. 48-110 ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations--History  Search this
Call number:
VG93 .E548
VG93.E548
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_192193

U.S. Marine flyers attached to Royal Air Force in World War I : roster of flying personnel / by Roger M. Emmons

Author:
Emmons, Roger M  Search this
Subject:
United States Marine Corps Aviation History  Search this
Great Britain Royal Air Force History  Search this
Physical description:
11 leaves ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1972
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations--History  Search this
Call number:
VG93 .E549
VG93.E549
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_192194

Paul R. Stockton Scrapbook

Creator:
Stockton, Paul R., 1880-1919  Search this
Names:
Early Birds of Aviation (Organization).  Search this
New York. National Guard. First Aero Company  Search this
United States. Army. Air Service. 12th Aero Squadron  Search this
Richthofen, Manfred, Freiherr von, 1892-1918  Search this
Stockton, Paul R., 1880-1919  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Ephemera
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Date:
1916-1919
Scope and Contents:
This collection provides extensive documentation on the flying career of Paul R. Stockton from his entry into the New York Air National Guard through his service in France and Germany and eventual discharge in 1919. Included in this collection is documentation of the activies, personnel and equipment of Stockton's squadron, as well as are excellent aerial photographs of airplanes and before and after photographs of target areas. Many of the photographs show Marie, the Belgian police dog Stockton raised during the war. (Marie later appeared in motion pictures with Gloria Swanson, Rudolph Valentino and others). One image is purportedly from one of the aircraft of Baron von Richtofen's "Flying Circus." Also included in this scrapbook are certificates of Stockton's appointments to corporal and to 1st lieutenant, hotel menus, copies of leaflets dropped by US aviators behind the German lines, examples of European currency, train and bus tickets, fabric swatches from aircraft, Stockton's pilot license and other such ephemera.
Biographical / Historical:
Paul R. Stockton (1880-1962) enlisted in the Signal Corps from 1906-1909 and served in Cuba and Puerto Rico. He made his first flight in 1916 as a member of the First Aero Company, New York State National Guard at Mineola, New York. In 1917 Stockton was ordered overseas and served as the Commanding Officer of the 12th Aero Squadron of the American Expeditionary Forces. Stockton was discharged in 1919, and was later a member of the Early Birds.
Provenance:
No donor information, gift, unknown, XXXX-0283, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
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
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ephemera
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0283
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Paul R. Stockton Scrapbook
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg20368f1f5-e4e4-405b-b4b3-c5827b8d95b6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0283
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James Rogers McConnell Collection [Truitt]

Creator:
McConnell, James Rogers, 1887-1917  Search this
Names:
France. Armée. Escadrille Lafayette  Search this
France. Armée. Légion étrangère  Search this
Chapman, Victor  Search this
Lufbery, Raoul  Search this
McConnell, James Rogers, 1887-1917  Search this
Rockwell, Kiffin Yates  Search this
Extent:
0.33 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Photographs
Date:
1890-1928
Summary:
This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper articles, and a photograph album documenting James Rogers McConnell's life, especially his World War I service in the Lafayette Escadrille.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper articles, and a photograph album documenting James Rogers McConnell's life, especially his World War I service in the Lafayette Escadrille. This collection contains material pertaining to both McConnell's service as well as the service of his fellow Lafayette Escadrille members, including Kiffin Rockwell, Victor Chapman, and Raoul Lufbery. The correspondence includes letters from McConnell to his family and friends, as well as condolence letters from McConnell's friends to his family after his death. The photographs include images of McConnell, his friends--both ambulance drivers and pilots, aircraft, his grave, his crypt in the Lafayette Memorial, and also his memorial in Carthage, North Carolina. The newspaper articles include ones written by McConnell about his war service.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged by type of material.
Biographical / Historical:
James Rogers McConnell (1887-1917) was a member of the Lafayette Escadrille. Born in Chicago, McConnell attended two years of schooling at the University of Virginia before leaving the law school in 1910 to join his family in Carthage, North Carolina. There, he served as a land and industrial agent of the Seaboard Airline Railway and as secretary of the Carthage Board of Trade. After war broke out in Europe, McConnell arrived in France to enlist with the American Ambulance Corps. McConnell withdrew from the Ambulance Corps and entered the aviation training program, becoming one of the first members of the Lafayette Escadrille. McConnell first flight was on May 13, 1916, in which he flew a Nieuport biplane. McConnell was shot down and killed on March 19, 1917 above the Somme Battlefields. He was the author of the book Flying for France.
Provenance:
James M. Truitt, gift, 1963, NASM.XXXX.0232
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
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
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Ambulances  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Photographs
Citation:
James Rogers McConnell Collection [Truitt], NASM.XXXX.0232, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0232
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James Rogers McConnell Collection [Truitt]
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg259a20d9a-0ebd-4cce-bc10-bebb52c7a938
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0232
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Paul Ayres Rockwell Photograph Collection

Creator:
Rockwell, Paul Ayres, 1889-1985  Search this
Names:
France. Armée. Escadrille Lafayette  Search this
France. Armée. Légion étrangère  Search this
Rockwell, Kiffin Yates  Search this
Rockwell, Paul Ayres, 1889-1985  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Cubic feet ((4 folders))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1914-1918
Scope and Contents:
In August 1914, Paul Ayres Rockwell (b.1889) and his brother, Kiffin Yates Rockwell, Americans of French extraction, volunteered to fight for France in the coming war (World War I). The photographs in this collection were (with very few exceptions) taken by Paul Rockwell from 1914 to 1918. Further information can be found in Paul Ayres Rockwell's book, American Fighters in the Foreign Legion 1914-1918 (Houghton Mifflin Company, 1930) [SIL Catalog No. D548.35 R6X NASM].
Biographical / Historical:
The Rockwells were assigned to Battalion C, 2nd Marching Regiment, of the Second Foreign Regiment of the French Foreign Legion. First stationed near Toulouse, France, on October 2, 1914, they arrived at Camp de Mailly, and soon saw action in trenches near Craonelle. Photos show the Americans both in the trenches and relaxing behind the lines. Paul Rockwell was wounded in Winter 1914-1915; after a long hospital stay he was invalided out of the Legion but "...remained in France to be near his brother, and engaged in French propaganda work." (Rockwell, p. 58). In April 1915, Kiffin Rockwell transferred to the First Foreign Regiment, joining the American Squad in Company 2, Battalion B. On September 2, 1915, he transferred to the French Aviation Service. On April 16, 1916 the Escadrille de Chasse Nieuport 124 (l'Escadrille Americaine), known as the "Lafayette Escadrille"; it was composed of American volunteer aviators under the command of French officers. The Escadrille's first victory was scored by Kiffin Rockwell on May 18, 1916. Photos from this period center around the activities of the Escadrille, predominantly depicting pilots and off-duty scenes, but including a number of aircraft photos. On September 23, 1916, Kiffin was shot down near Rodern, Alsace, and killed. Paul Rockwell continued to photograph the Escadrille through 1917; the few photos from (late) 1918 are of grave sites.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Paul Ayres Rockwell, unknown, unknown, XXXX-0609, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
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
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0609
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg25b3bd2b5-a3a8-4700-8945-a5e49df5f2e0
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0609

Alert log, 94th Squadron A.E.F

Title:
Alert log, 94th AEF DSI
Compiler:
United States Army Air Service Aero Squadron, 94th  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume (approximately 144 pages) 21 cm
Type:
Registers
Registers (Lists)
Place:
United States
France
Date:
1918
Topic:
Air pilots, Military  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns  Search this
Military campaigns  Search this
Military operations, Aerial--American  Search this
Call number:
D570.7 94th .U55 1918
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1074032

Russian aces of World War 1 Victor Kulikov

Author:
Kulikov, Victor 1954-  Search this
Physical description:
96 pages illustrations 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
Place:
Russia
Russie
Russland
Date:
2013
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations, Russian  Search this
Fighter pilots  Search this
Pilotes de chasse  Search this
Military operations, Aerial--Russian  Search this
Kampfflieger  Search this
Weltkrieg  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1113462

Air Power in the Maritime Environment the World Wars David Gates and Ben Jones

Author:
Gates, David  Search this
Jones, Ben 1974-  Search this
Physical description:
250 pages 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
2016
20th century
Topic:
Air power--History  Search this
Naval aviation--History  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--Naval operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations  Search this
Air power  Search this
Military operations, Aerial  Search this
Military operations, Naval  Search this
Naval aviation  Search this
Marineluftwaffe  Search this
Weltkriege  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1114642

The dawn of the drone from the back-room boys of World War One Steve Mills

Author:
Mills, Steve (Author at Casemate Publishers)  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 297 pages illustrations 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
2019
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations, British  Search this
Vehicles, Remotely piloted--History  Search this
Drone aircraft--History  Search this
Véhicules télécommandés--Histoire  Search this
Drones--Histoire  Search this
HISTORY / Military / Aviation & Space  Search this
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military  Search this
TRANSPORTATION / Aviation / History  Search this
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Aviation & Nautical  Search this
Drone aircraft  Search this
Military operations, Aerial--British  Search this
Vehicles, Remotely piloted  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1118225

Paul Ernst World War I Photograph Album

Creator:
Ernst, Paul.  Search this
Extent:
0.66 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Maps
Date:
1916-1918
Summary:
This collection consists of a scrapbook documenting all aspects of an Austro-Hungarian officer's experience on the Eastern and South Tyrol Fronts of World War I. It includes photographs as well as maps.
Scope and Contents:
This scrapbook includes images of all aspects of an Austro-Hungarian officer's experience on the Eastern and South Tyrol Fronts of World War I. Photographs include images of such cities as Trieste and Venice, of informal celebrations, life in the field, artillery, a lighter than air hangar used for the assembly of heavier than air craft, aircraft wrecks, war dead and executions of soldiers, as well as air to air images of World War I aircraft and several of a laboratory with wind tunnel. Aircraft featured in the scrapbook include the Albatros B.I, Aviatik B.II, Aviatik B.III, Aviatik triplane fighter, Brandenburg C.I (U), Brandenburg D.I (Ph), Brandenburg G.I, Brandenburg KD, Fokker A.III, Knoller B.I (Th), Lloyd triplane bomber (Type LK 1), Lohner B.I, Oeffag C.I, Phonix C.I, Rumpler B.I and Von Mises bomber (Type Gr.I). Also included are maps of the Eastern front and of towns including Kovel, Trojanowka, Loboml and Mielnica.
Arrangement:
This collection is in original order.
Biographical / Historical:
Paul Ernst flew as an observer for the the Austro-Hungarian Army in World War I. His unit, Fliegerkompagnie 27, served on the Russian Front from June 1916 to December 1917. From March to October of 1918, Flik 27 flew on the South Tyrol front. Dr. Paul Ernst later taught at the Department of Applied Physics at the University at Glasgow, Scotland and in 1946 came to the United States, where he began work at Aberdeen Proving Ground
Provenance:
Estate of Gertrud Ernst, Gift, 2004, NASM.2004.0030
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
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
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Austria  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front  Search this
Albatros B.IIl  Search this
Aviatik B.II  Search this
Aviatik B.IIl  Search this
Brandenburg C.I (U)  Search this
Brandenburg KDW  Search this
Brandenburg D.I (Ph)  Search this
Brandenburg G.I l  Search this
Knoller B.I  Search this
Lohner B.I Series 11 Pfeilflieger (Arrow Flyer)  Search this
Oeffag C.II  Search this
Phonix C.1  Search this
Rumpler B.I (Typ 4A)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Maps
Citation:
Paul Ernst World War I Photograph Album, NASM.2004.0030, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2004.0030
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Paul Ernst World War I Photograph Album
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg24f5027e2-0e3a-4f1e-90d9-7c2833d05e1b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2004-0030
Online Media:

Dezsö Becker World War I Photo Albums

Creator:
Becker, Dezsö, 1896-1945  Search this
Extent:
0.18 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photograph albums
Place:
Austria
Date:
1914-1940
Summary:
This collection consists of photo albums and loose photographs documenting Dezsö Becker's World War I aviation career, as well as photocopies of Becker's death certificate and Buchenwald Camp entry paperwork.
Scope and Contents:
This donation consists of the following material documenting Dezsö Becker's World War I aviation career: a 13 by 11 inch cloth photo album, black background with flowers; a 7 by 9 inch gray photo album; and 24 black and white photographs. The larger photo album contains images of the following: Becker; a Russian pilot and his aircraft; the hangars and officer's mess of the FliK 44; an aircraft crash; and reconnaissance images of Bacau and other sites in Romania, including the Szentkatolna Airport, the bridge over the Szeret River, and the towns of Moinesti and Doftana. The album has Hungarian captions, which have been translated by the donor. The smaller photo album contains eight autographed 5 by 7 black and white portraits of Becker's comrades in the FliK 44. The loose photographs are mostly official portraits of Becker, but there are also a few group shots of the FliK 44. This collection also includes a small snapshot of Becker's Bradenburg C.I(U) mounted onto cardboard, with autographs on the reverse. There are also photocopies of Becker's death certificate and Buchenwald Camp entry paperwork.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged by type of material. Folder titles in brackets were applied by the archivist.
Biographical / Historical:
Dezsö Becker (1896-1945), a bookkeeper by profession and a skilled amateur photographer, was a Lieutenant with the FliegerKompanie (FliK) 44 in the Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I. FliK 44 was activated in April of 1917 as a reconnaissance unit. From May until December 1917, Becker was on the Romanian Front (Siebenburgen) and from January 1918 until October 1918, he was on the Piave Front. He was a photographer for the FliK 44, and flew in a Bradenburg C.I(U). Becker was a decorated World War Air Corps Officer; however, because he was a Hungarian Jew he was drafted into an army labor battalion in 1940, first as an officer, than as a forced laborer. He was shipped to the provinces of Hungary and later to Germany. Becker died in the Buchenwald Concentration Camp, January 1945.
Provenance:
Ivan Becker, Gift, 2007, NASM.2008.0004
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
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
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities  Search this
Bradenburg C.I.(U)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums
Citation:
Dezsö Becker World War I Photo Albums, NASM.2008.0004, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2008.0004
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Dezsö Becker World War I Photo Albums
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2226eae3c-a252-4c0c-9c42-03ca95e64c49
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2008-0004
Online Media:

Edwin C. Parsons Scrapbooks

Creator:
Parsons, Edwin C, 1892-1968  Search this
Names:
France. Armée. Escadrille Lafayette  Search this
Extent:
0.66 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Memoirs
Photographs
Certificates
Scrapbooks
Date:
1914-1924
bulk 1915-1820
Summary:
This collection contains three scrapbooks and four certificates relating to Edwin C. Parsons' aviation career.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains three scrapbooks and four certificates relating to Edwin C. Parsons' aviation career. The three scrapbooks include photos, news clippings, and mementos from Edwin C. Parsons' expatriate years, 1914-1924. Included in the albums are photos of Parsons' service in France with the Lafayette Escadrille and Les Cigognes squadron, his repatriation certificate, French military citations, and his memoir Fighting Men of the Sky, published in 40 installments weekly beginning 24 March 1918. Also included are news clippings of Parsons' exploits during his varied career.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged by type of material; the scrapbooks are in original order and the loose items are housed at the end of the collection.
Biographical / Historical:
Rear Admiral Edwin C. Parsons (1892-1968) had a varied aviation career, serving in two World Wars. Parsons graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy in 1910 and after attending the University of Pennsylvania, he moved to California where he learned to fly at Dominguez Field. Parsons was commissioned with the Mexican Aviation Corps in 1914 where he trained Pancho Villa's pilots. In 1915, he worked his way to Europe where he joined the Lafayette Escadrille, and was credited with eight kills, making him an ace. From 1920 until 1923, Parsons was a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). He then went to Hollywood where he became a script writer and technical advisor, working on such films as Wings, Dawn Patrol, and The Great Adventure. In 1934 he joined the Naval Reserve where he advanced to the rank of Rear Admiral. During World War II Parsons served on an aircraft carrier and took part in amphibious landings in the South Pacific. He retired from the service in 1954.
Provenance:
Adm. Edwin C. Parsons, Gift, unknown, NASM.XXXX.0308
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
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
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Memoirs
Photographs
Certificates
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Edwin C. Parsons Scrapbooks, NASM.XXXX.0308, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0308
See more items in:
Edwin C. Parsons Scrapbooks
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg24fa603db-492a-41f3-9299-61b9427509f3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0308
Online Media:

World War I German Pilot Photographs

Creator:
Phillips, A.M.  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
bulk 1914-1918
Summary:
This collection, a part of the larger A. M. Phillips collection, contains 76 photographs of German World War I pilots. The photographs are of various sizes and on various types of paper. Of these, 73 are black and white and 3 are sepia toned. Most have caption information on the reverse.
Scope and Contents:
This collection, a part of the larger A. M. Phillips collection, contains 76 photographs of German World War I pilots. The photographs are of various sizes and on various types of paper. Of these, 73 are black and white and 3 are sepia toned. Most have caption information on the reverse.

Note: The digital images in this finding aid were repurposed from scans made by an outside contractor for a commercial product and may show irregular cropping and orientation in addition to color variations resulting from damage to and deterioration of the original objects.
Arrangement:
The World War I German Pilot Photographs Collection is arranged in its original order.
Biographical / Historical:
A collection of approximately 10,000 World War I photographs was assembled from various sources by Mr. A. M. Phillips, who contacted NASM in December 1963 to offer the collection for sale. NASM obtained a gift from the Shell Companies Foundation, Inc. in May, 1964 in the amount of {dollar}5,000 to purchase the collection. NASM received the collection on August 14, 1964.
Provenance:
Shell Companies Foundation, Inc. - A.M. Phillips, Gift, 2008, NASM.XXXX.0848
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
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
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
World War I German Pilot Photographs, Accession XXXX-0848, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0848
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2f76b79f2-4079-4589-be76-7a6da9d77db0
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0848
Online Media:

Austro-Hungarian World War I Aviation Album

Creator:
Kaiserlich und Königliche Luftfahrtruppen  Search this
Extent:
10.6 Gigabytes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Digital images
Date:
bulk 1915-1918
Summary:
This collection consists of digital scans of the forty-eight photographs in a souvenir album of Fliegerkompanie 17; "Gewidmet vom Offiziers Korps der Fliegerkomp.17. Südwest Front ("Dedicated by the Officer Corps of Squadron 17. Southwest Front"). The photographs chronicle the daily life of an active World War I squadron, showing squadron personnel in a variety of activities and providing a rare look at a lesser-known theater of the Great War.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of digital scans of the forty-eight photographs in a souvenir album of Fliegerkompanie 17; "Gewidmet vom Offiziers Korps der Fliegerkomp.17. Südwest Front ("Dedicated by the Officer Corps of Squadron 17. Southwest Front"). The photographs chronicle the daily life of an active World War I squadron, showing squadron personnel in a variety of activities: pilots and observers preparing for missions and relaxing off-duty, and enlisted menworking at all the trades required for keeping a squadron running -- repairing aircraft, manning an antiaircraft position, cooking rations, and even mending boots. The album provides a rare look at a lesser-known theater of the Great War.
Arrangement:
The digital image scans are presented in the order the photographs appear in the original photo album.
Biographical / Historical:
The Austro-Hungarian Empire entered World War I with a small air force, the Kaiserlich und Königliche Luftfahrtruppen or K.u.K. Luftfahrtruppen (Imperial and Royal Aviation Troops), consisting of eighty-five pilots, thirty-nine operable aircraft, and ten observation balloons. In the first year of the war, Luftahrtruppen units operated on the Serbian, Russian, and Romanian fronts. The Luftfahrtruppen was confronted by its most formidable opponent when Italy entered the war on the Allied side in May 1915. Fliegerkompanie 17 (FliK 17), a reconnaissance and artillery cooperation squadron, was activated on June 3, 1915 and was assigned to the South Tyrol front in Northern Italy, attached to the Austro-Hungarian 10. Armee Korps (10.AK); first at Gardolo, later at Pergine Valsugana, and once again at Gardolo. The squadron was disbanded at Hall, Austria, in 1918. Its most notable commander was Hauptmann (later Major) Raoul Stojsavljevic (1887-1930), a leading Luftfahrtruppen ace with ten aerial victories.
Provenance:
Steve Jorstad, Gift, 2015, NASM.2015.0022; digital image files created from original photo album loaned by donor for scanning.
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
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
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Genre/Form:
Digital images
Citation:
Austro-Hungarian World War I Aviation Album, Acc. NASM.2015.0022, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2015.0022
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg29020ab98-d0ea-47b2-8201-2e548096818b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2015-0022
Online Media:

British World War I Aircraft Report

Names:
Vickers (Aircraft manufacturer)  Search this
de Havilland Aircraft Company, Ltd.  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Reports
Place:
Great Britain -- World War, 1914-1918
Date:
bulk 1917-1918
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a report containing information and photographs on World War I British aircraft, including aircraft by the following manufacturers: de Havilland; Vickers; Bristol; Blackburn; Sopwith; and the Royal Aircraft Factory.
Provenance:
Unknown, Unknown, Unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
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
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Reports
Citation:
British World War I Aircraft Report, Accession XXXX-0565-0067, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0565.0067
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British World War I Aircraft Report
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg208f8c8f6-ef94-415f-b81c-4b4a5d4c8fac
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0565-0067
Online Media:

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