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Douglas SBD-6 Dauntless

Manufacturer:
Douglas Aircraft Company  Search this
Materials:
Metal, plastic, fabric
Dimensions:
Overall: 12 ft. 11 in. × 33 ft., 6959lb., 40 ft. 9 in. (3.937m × 10.058m, 3156.6kg, 12.421m)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1940
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Navy.
Inventory Number:
A19610109000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Insignia, 14th Air Force, United States Army Air Forces

Materials:
Non-Magnetic White Metal Alloy
Ferrous Alloy
Enamel
Copper Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D: 3 × 0.5cm (1 3/16 × 3/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Mrs. Dorothy Wise
Inventory Number:
A19630373000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Insignia, 14th Air Force, United States Army Air Forces

Materials:
Cotton
Embroidery Thread
Dimensions:
3-D: 6.5 × 0.2cm (2 9/16 × 1/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Alex Massin
Inventory Number:
A19630402000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Badge, Glider Pilot, United States Army Air Forces

Manufacturer:
Firmin  Search this
Materials:
Non-Magnetic White Metal Alloy
Copper Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D: 2.1 × 7.6 × 1cm (13/16 in. × 3 in. × 3/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Alex Massin
Inventory Number:
A19630403000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9c81d39b8-1186-4c36-bd6b-44122272abcb
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Badge, Cap, Enlisted, United States Army

Materials:
Copper Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D: 3.8 × 1cm (1 1/2 × 3/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Alex Massin
Inventory Number:
A19630404000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
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Badge, Air Crew Member, United States Army Air Forces

Materials:
Sterling Silver
Solder
Copper Alloy
Paper
Adhesive
Ink
Dimensions:
3-D: 8.3 × 1 × 2.4cm (3 1/4 × 3/8 × 15/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Alexander J. Kaylas
Inventory Number:
A19630426000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Badge, Aerial Gunner, United States Army Air Forces

Manufacturer:
Moody Brothers  Search this
Materials:
Sterling Silver
Solder
Adhesive Tape
Ink
Dimensions:
3-D: 7.6 × 0.8 × 2.2cm (3 in. × 5/16 in. × 7/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Alexander J. Kaylas
Inventory Number:
A19630427000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv90ff56f81-a4b0-4ab4-b727-af5bed319df5
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Edwin M. Janeczek World War II Photographs

Creator:
Janeczek, Edwin.  Search this
Extent:
0.18 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Technical manuals
Date:
bulk 1940s
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of ninety-nine black and white prints (with 32 corresponding negatives), most of Piper L-4 and L-5 Grasshoppers, but also including shots of Martin (Glenn L.) B-26 Marauder (Model 179). This collection also contains Janeczek's Maintenance Inspection Record and related documentation for his work on Boeing B-17Gs, and the July 15, 1942 technical manual, "Aircraft Induction, Fuel and Oil Systems, TM 1-407."
Biographical / Historical:
Edwin M. Janeczek was in the 23rd Mobile Reclamation and Repair Squadron, attached to the 9th Air Force. Janeczek was responsible for the maintenance of the United States Army Air Forces' Piper L-4 and L-5 Grasshoppers used as liaison aircraft during the Ardennes Campaign / Battle of the Bulge.
Provenance:
Michael Janeczek, Gift, 2009
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:
Airplanes  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Martin (Glenn L.) B-26 Marauder (Model 179)  Search this
Piper L-4 Family  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Technical manuals -- 20th century
Citation:
Edwin M. Janeczek World War II Photographs, Accession 2010-0002, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2010.0002
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg295a50736-6cd1-46b5-85b6-6594cda45402
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2010-0002

Flare Pistol, Type AN-M8

Manufacturer:
Eureka Vacuum Cleaner Co.  Search this
Materials:
Pistol: Steel, Plastic, Aluminum, Paint, Surface Coating
Holster: Natural Fabric, Steel, Aluminum, Brass
Dimensions:
3-D (Pistol): 21 x 4.4 x 21cm (8 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Survival
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19603117000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9e25af816-2148-4cf1-8602-4f0b01430886
EDAN-URL:
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Life Vest, Type 10.30 B-2, Luftwaffe

Manufacturer:
BWZ  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Canvas outer shell with Rubber bladders
Dimensions:
3-D: 49.5 x 7.6 x 61cm (19 1/2 x 3 x 24 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Survival
Country of Origin:
Germany
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19603302000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9fe8dc940-9767-4a18-b24c-43488135b433
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Life Vest, Type 10.30, Luftwaffe

Materials:
Overall: Canvas outer shell with Rubber bladders
Dimensions:
3-D: 68.6 x 76.2 x 12.7cm (27 x 30 x 5 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Survival
Country of Origin:
Germany
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19603303000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
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26 Job Opportunities in the United States Army Air Forces ... Office of Education.

Creator:
Office of Education. (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
U.S. Army Air Corps  Search this
Collection Creator:
Princeton University  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (1 pieces, Full size; Multi-color, 72 x 98.5 cm)
Container:
Map-folder 448
Type:
Archival materials
Leaflets
Posters
Place:
United States
Date:
1942 Aug
Image:
Main Image: (A) N/A (B) Photographs B-17 bomber with ground and flight crews

Other Image(s): (A) N/A (B) 26 Photographs of various jobs in U.S. Army Air Force: Armorers, Machinist, Metal Worker, etc.
Local numbers:
Princeton Poster# 3463
General:
Issued by: Federal Security Agency; Office of Education; U.S. Army Air Force

Issued for: U.S. Army Air Force

Artist(s): Anon
Locale:
Washington (D.C.)
Note:
The poster was mailed directly to Princeton U. Library by the Issuing Organization
Printing Info:
Printer: (U.S.) G.P.O., , 1942 Other Printing Info: 0-473420

Property of Princeton [...] Received SEP 30 1942
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of items varies. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Recruiting and enlistment  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Posters -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Leaflets
Posters -- World War, 1939-1945 -- United States
Collection Citation:
Princeton University Posters Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Princeton University Poster Collection / Series 4: World War Two / United States
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c2f4d684-98fe-4af6-9605-b9897a659343
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0433-ref14602
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Flare Pistol, Type AN-M8

Manufacturer:
Eureka Vacuum Cleaner Co.  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Steel
Grip: Bakelite Plastic
Aluminum
Paint
Dimensions:
3-D: 21.6 x 3.8 x 21.6cm (8 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Survival
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19601518000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Flare Pistol, Type AN-M8

Manufacturer:
McInerny Spring and Wire Company  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Steel
Grip: Bakelite Plastic
Aluminum
Paint
Dimensions:
3-D: 21.6 x 4.4 x 21.6cm (8 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Survival
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19601519000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Flare Pistol, Type AN-M8

Manufacturer:
Eureka Vacuum Cleaner Co.  Search this
Materials:
Steel
Preservative Coating
Plastic
Aluminum
Paint
Dimensions:
3-D: 21.6 x 4.4 x 21.6cm (8 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Survival
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19601556000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
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Horten H III f

Manufacturer:
Horten, Reimar and Walter  Search this
Designer:
Reimar Horten, Germany pre-1945,  Search this
Materials:
Steel tubing center section covered with plywood and aluminum, wooden wings covered plywood and cotton fabric.
Dimensions:
Wingspan 20 m (66 ft)
Center Section Length 5 m (16.4 ft)
Height 1.6 m (5.4 ft)
Weight Empty 250 kg (550 lb)
Weight Flying 360 kg (792 lb)
Maximum Speed 210 km/h (130 mph)
Best Glide Speed 63 km/h (39 mph)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
Germany
Date:
1944
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19602081000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Boeing Aviation Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9a74fa1b7-c820-4464-877b-c078f82ac49a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19602081000
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Flare Pistol, Type AN-M8

Manufacturer:
Eureka Vacuum Cleaner Co.  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Steel
Grip: Bakelite Plastic
Aluminum
Dimensions:
3-D: 21.6 x 4.4 x 21.6cm (8 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Survival
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19601432000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9d1737b54-e6c9-4ef0-b5f8-c2878a64186d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19601432000

Flare Pistol, Type AN-M8

Manufacturer:
Eureka Vacuum Cleaner Co.  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Steel
Grip: Bakelite Plastic
Aluminum
Paint
Dimensions:
3-D: 21.6 x 4.4 x 21.6cm (8 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Survival
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19601448000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9ffe0a8a6-050f-476d-a866-2a34046c9eee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19601448000

Flare Pistol, Type AN-M8

Manufacturer:
McInerny Spring and Wire Company  Search this
Materials:
Steel, Plastic, Aluminum, Paint
Dimensions:
3-D: 20.3 x 4.4 x 21cm (8 x 1 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Survival
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19601449000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
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Lockheed P-38J-10-LO Lightning

Manufacturer:
Lockheed Aircraft Company  Search this
Materials:
All-metal
Dimensions:
Overall: 390 x 1170cm, 6345kg, 1580cm (12ft 9 9/16in. x 38ft 4 5/8in., 13988.2lb., 51ft 10 1/16in.)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1943
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19600295000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
World War II Aviation (UHC)
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9f8c73f98-d611-4493-a62b-0c7b0d79a9e9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19600295000
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