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Langley Air Force Base (Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Langley Air Field Photograph Album

Identifier: MS 00094
Scope and Contents Collection of 59 silver print photographs of early images of Langley Air Field in 1918- 1919.  At that time the base was called the United States Army School of Aerial Photographic Reconnaissance, founded in 1917.  Depicted in the photographs are images of Curtiss JN-4 Jennys both on the ground and in flight, a picture of the school's commanding officer, Captain M.A. McKinney, Jr., and multiple shots of pilots and planes in flight.  There is also one photograph of an aerial shot of Hampton/...
Dates: 1918- 1919

William Mitchell Photographs

Identifier: SC 01096
Scope and Contents

Photographs of 1921 bombing trials of a joint Air Service-United States Navy test of air power against ships at Langley Field, Va. The targets were German ships which were U. S. prizes from World War I and the decommissioned U.S.S. Alabama. The bombing was encouraged and publicized by Brig. Gen. William 'Billy' Mitchell. 13 black and white photographs.

Dates: 1921