Triple Nickles Photographs from the National Archives
 

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Source

National Archives and Records Administration (RG 342-C, Records of U.S. Army Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations)

Document Type

Image

Date Information

circa 1945

Description

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. This image features a close up of a United States Army Troop Carrier Command logo painted on the side of a plane used by a Triple Nickle troop carrier in Pendleton, Oregon. This photograph was scanned by the National Archives at College Park, Maryland.

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No known restrictions on image.

Keywords

United States. Army Air Forces -- Logos, United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Battalion 555th -- Photographs, Wildfire fighters, Smokejumpers -- United States, Douglas DC-3 (Transport plane)

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