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354th Aero Squadron Collection (Innes)

Creator:
Innes, William Wallace  Search this
Names:
Kelly Field, Texas  Search this
United States. Army. Air Service. VI Corps Observation Group. 354th Aero Squadron  Search this
Innes, William Wallace  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Publications
Date:
1917-1919
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of twenty-two prints of the 354th Aero Squadron, and copies of Innes' pilot log and documentation concerning his service. The collection also contains a copy of the booklet "History of the 354th Aero Squadron (Observation) A.E.F." The prints include the following aircraft: de Havilland DH-4; L.F.G. Roland D.VIA; Handley-Page O-400; Sopwith 1A2; Dorand A.R; Nieuport Scout; and Salmson.
Biographical / Historical:
The 354th Aero Squadron (Observation) was organized at Kelly Field, Texas, on January 28, 1918. The squadron was shipped to France on August 16th, and was eventually stationed at Autreville and Saizerais Airdromes, providing reconnaissance services. William Wallace Innes was a pilot for the 354th Aero Squadron (Observation) during World War I.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Karolyn Sewell, gift, 1999, 2000-0025, 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:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter Family  Search this
Dorand A.R. (Avion de Reconnaissance) Series  Search this
Salmson Aircraft Family  Search this
Nieuport Aircraft Family  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
LFG Roland D.VI  Search this
Handley Page O/400  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Publications
Identifier:
NASM.2000.0025
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2000-0025

27th Aero Squadron Scrapbook [Nathan Blumberg]

Creator:
Blumberg, Nathan  Search this
Names:
United States. Army. Air Service. 1st Pursuit Group. 27th Aero Squadron  Search this
Blumberg, Nathan  Search this
Luke, Frank, Jr.  Search this
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973  Search this
Extent:
0.14 Cubic feet ((1 14.5x11x1 flatbox))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Scrapbooks
Date:
1917-1973
Scope and Contents:
This scrapbook was compiled by Nathan Blumberg who served with the 27th Aero Squadron. It contains photographs of members of the squadron, pictures of the graves of some of the pilots killed in action, pictures of planes (including Spad XIII, Donrad AR.2, Nieuport 28, and De Havilland DH-4) used in World War I and of France during the war. It also includes poems, newspaper articles on the squadron and on Lt. Luke and memorabilia of the squadron's reunions in 1966 and 1973. There are also newspaper clippings about Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker.
Biographical / Historical:
The 27th Aero Squadron, 1st Pursuit Group, was chartered on 23 June 1917 and served in France during World War I. After training, the squadron embarked for Europe on 25 January 1918 and served at Toul, France. Among those serving in the 27th Aero Squadron was Lt. Frank Luke, Jr., who was killed in action and was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Leonore B. Sheldon, gift, 1991, 1991-0028, NASM
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
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
SPAD XIII (S.13)  Search this
Dorand A.R. (Avion de Reconnaissance) Series  Search this
Nieuport (France) 28  Search this
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
NASM.1991.0028
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1991-0028
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