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American Expeditionary Forces 69th Balloon Company Prints [Morgan Album]

Creator:
Morgan , Fred  Search this
Names:
69th Balloon Company  Search this
Extent:
0.01 Cubic feet (legal folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1918
Summary:
This collection consists of nine copy prints of Fred Morgan and the 69th Balloon Company, American Expeditionary Forces, circa fall 1918.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of nine copy prints of Fred Morgan and the 69th Balloon Company, American Expeditionary Forces, circa fall 1918. The images include shots of balloons as well as members of the 69th Balloon Company, including Lieutenant Everett M. Dirksen.
Arrangement:
No arrangment.
Biographical / Historical:
Lieutenant Fred Morgan was a captive balloon observer with the 69th Balloon Company, 4th Army Corps, American Expeditionary Forces, on the Western Front during World War I. On October 30, 1918 Morgan was observing artillery fire on a German trench mortar when his balloon was shot down by a Fokker aircraft. Morgan jumped to safety in a parachute, landing in the Nonsard Woods, France. While jumping from the basket, Morgan sustained injuries for which he was awarded the Purple Heart.
Provenance:
Fred M. Morgan, Gift, 1974, NASM.XXXX.1208
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
Ballooning  Search this
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces  Search this
Citation:
American Expeditionary Forces 69th Balloon Company Prints [Morgan Album], NASM.XXXX.1208, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.1208
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-1208

[Reports on Saint Mihiel Battle]

Collection Creator:
Milling, Thomas DeWitt, 1887-1960  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Thomas DeWitt Milling Collection, NASM.XXXX.0133, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Thomas DeWitt Milling Collection
Thomas DeWitt Milling Collection / Series 3: Reports and Manuscripts
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0133-ref571
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