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Lieutenant Earle Nichols World War I Photograph Collection

Creator:
Nichols, Earle  Search this
Names:
United States. Army. Air Service. 2d Day Bombardment Group  Search this
United States. Army. Air Service. 2d Day Bombardment Group. 100th Aero Squadron  Search this
United States. Army. Air Service. 2d Day Bombardment Group. 163rd Aero Squadron  Search this
Nichols, Earle  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic feet ((2 folders))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Aerial photographs
Date:
1918-1919
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 45 photographs relating to Nichols and the 163rd Aero Squadron. The images include: aerial views of air fields; 2nd Day Bombardment Group photographs and group photographs of the 163rd and the 100th Aero squadrons; wrecked aircraft; air-to-air photographs of aircraft and dirigibles; and ground shots of aircraft, mostly De Havilland DH-4s, and air fields. There is also a photo of the 2nd Day Bombardment Group Insignia.
Biographical / Historical:
Lt. Earle Nichols was part of the 163rd Aero Squadron, which was a De Havilland DH-4 squadron for the 2nd Day Bombardment Group. This Group was organized on 1 November 1918 and was Major George E. Reinburg's first Air Service command at the Front. The group was ready for operations by 9 November but bad weather prevented them from flying any bombing missions before the Armistice.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
David Mayhew, gift, 1995, 1996-0010, 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  Search this
Aerial photography  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Aerial Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1996.0010
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg24a240614-94b1-4aed-99d7-b9c7d4c23e76
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1996-0010

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