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Keystone View Company A double-seated "Fighter" Equipped with Bomb-dropping Device, Ready to Go Aloft.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.153 Author/Creator: Keystone View Company Place Written: Germany Type: Stereocard Date: 1914-1918 Pagination: 1 stereocard ; 8.7 x 17.7 cm.

Summary of Content: A soldier inspects the side of a double-seated, bomb-dropping fighter plane while an officer and his dog look on.

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Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: World War IEuropeAir ForceAirplanesMilitary PersonnelBombWeaponry

Sub Era: World War I

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