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'Luckiest Guy Alive' - Thrilling Accounts of Battles in the Air
Newspaper clipping from unidentified publication, 'Luckiest Guy Alive' - Thrilling Accounts of Battles in the Air by Charles A. Wagner, about Harold Hartney's book Up and At 'Em, March 31, 1940. Includes photographs of Baron von Richtofen, Robert…

"Dummy center section" (Four struts with short spars)
Photograph from "Notes on the Caproni 600 night-bombing biplane," a technical report by S. E. Hutton, circa 1919.Caption in report: "Fig. 43 'Dummy center section' (Four struts with short spars)."

"Light Car Talk" and "The Hot Spot on the Piston" [Magazine clippings]
Two magazine clippings, "Light Car Talk" and "The Hot Spot on the Piston," from The Autocar, July 14, 1917. Part of a series of loose materials included inside the J. M. Wilson notebook.

"Maiden Swoon" Sayers
Photograph of a U.S. Army Air Forces serviceman, identified in the inscription as "Maiden Swoon" Sayers, circa 1940s.Inscription on verso: "'Maiden Swoon' Sayers."

"She'll try any death-defying stunt in the air..." [Newspaper clipping]
Newspaper clipping, "She'll try any death-defying stunt in the air, but boys frighten new champ of girl pilots," from The NEA Service (Cleveland, Ohio), May 28, 1931. Article describes Dorothy Hester's flying career, including her upcoming…

"The Hill" -- Clermont
Photograph of a large hill in Clermont (likely Clermont-en-Argonne), France, circa 1918-1919. Inscription on album page: "'The Hill' -- Clermont." Part of the Wilbur D. Kennedy photograph album containing six hundred and five (605) black-and-white…

"Tubby" Robinson
Photograph of a U.S. Army Air Forces serviceman, identified in the inscription as "Tubby" Robinson, getting into a jeep, circa 1940s.Inscription on verso: "'Tubby' Robinson."

["Baby," a prototype North American P-51 Mustang]
Photograph of "Baby," a prototype North American P-51 Mustang aircraft, Inglewood, California, circa 1940s. Inscription: "All assembled." Item from the Margery Watson World War II Photographs album pages, circa 1940s. Album pages contain photographs…

["Baby," a prototype North American P-51 Mustang]
Photograph of "Baby," a prototype North American P-51 Mustang aircraft, Inglewood, California, circa 1940s. Inscription: "Baby' ready for an overhaul." Item from the Margery Watson World War II Photographs album pages, circa 1940s. Album pages…

["Big Stud," fighter ace Robert L. Baseler's Republic P-47D (F-47D) Thunderbolt]
Photograph of "Big Stud," fighter ace Robert L. Baseler's Republic P-47D (F-47D) Thunderbolt aircraft (serial number AC 42-75008), circa 1940s. The aircraft's nose art includes its designation and an ace of spades playing card, and the tail is…
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