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Keystone View Company Observation Balloon Fatally Pierced by Incendiary Bullets from American Plane.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.159 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 view from the ground of a German observation balloon exploding after receiving fire from an American warplane. The silhouette of a passenger basket can be seen hanging from the bottom of the balloon.

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

Subjects: World War IEuropeMilitary PersonnelFranceAir ForceAirplanes

Sub Era: World War I

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