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Title
Pacific flight tunes up Guard
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1961
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated September 25, 1961 partially reads, "Over the Pacific - Capt. Bob Reardon swings his deep-beellied [sic] C-97 Strato-freighter over the lonely triangle of Marcus Island. The atoll breaks the monotony of the long trans-Pacific run between Travis Air Base in California and Tachikawa AFB, Japan. The load this time is IBM cards. But it might be supplies for a brushfire war in Southeast Asia, winter clothing for Korean orphans or wounded soldiers heading back to the States for medical care. This is the last run of the 195th Air Transport Squadron, based at the Van Nuys Airport, before it and other units of the 146th Air Transport Wing, California Air National Guard, go on active duty Oct. 1 for a year." Capt. James W. Snody sits at C-97 controls during ocean flight.; See images #00126625 through #00126628 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00126626
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d031_f36_i8
CARL0005442534
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/58912
Subject
United States.--Air Force
California.--Air National Guard
Van Nuys Airport
Airships--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Airplanes, Military
Airmen--United States
Uniforms--United States
Airports--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Time Period
1961-1970

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