National Archives and Records Administration (RG 342-C, Records of U.S. Army Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations)
Imaged by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA reading room. Image provided by the NARA reading room at College Park, Maryland.
Photograph from a series held by the National Archives on the first African American Airborne unit, the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, also known as the Triple Nickle. The photograph features a smoldering forest fire, likely in central or eastern Oregon taken from the window of an airplane carrying members of the Triple Nickle. Flames are visible amongst the trees. The image was scanned by the National Archives at College Park, Maryland.
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United States. Army Air Forces, United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Battalion 555th -- Photographs, Wildfire fighters, Smokejumpers -- United States