Keesler Field (Keesler Air Force Base)

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This panoramic black and white photograph features the front facing wingspan of an Air Force airplane. Two men are sitting on top of the plane and one man with a bicycle is seated on the ground beneath the cockpit door. A second plane with "42N" stenciled on the side of the nose can be seen to the left behind the featured plane. The airplane hangar with card parked in front can be seen to the right behind the featured planes and another plane can be seen in the distance. A man is walking across the tarmac between the plane and the hangar.

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Publication Date

1944

Time Period

1940-1949

Geographic Location

Biloxi, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

photograph: b&w

Format (digital)

PDF

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Keesler Field Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

United States Air Force Airplanes on the Tarmac

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