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Photograph caption dated July 23, 1959 reads, "Northrop 'Freedom Fighter,' foreground, sleek twin-jet fighter version of USAF 'Talon,' supersonic training jet in background, is readied for testing at Edwards Air Force Base. New fighter is designed for U.S. Allies. On field beside Freedom Fighter are, from left, Norair test pilots J. D. Wells ad H. E. Chouteau, Capt. Swart Nelson, USAF 'Talon' test pilot, and Capt. Norvin C. Evans, USAF test pilot for new 'Freedom Fighter.'"
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
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