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IMAGE number
UIG2905163
Title
Go Fly a Kite (b/w photo)
Description
Lieutenant Kirk Booth of the U.S. Signal Corps being lifted skyward by the giant Perkins man-carrying kite at Camp Devens, Ayer, Massachusetts. While the United States never used these kites during the war, the German and French armies put some to use on the front lines.
Medium
Photographie noir et blanc
Credit
Buyenlarge Archive/UIG / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • 1910s
  • 20th century
  • aerial
  • america
  • first world war
  • flight
  • kites
  • massachusetts
  • military
  • observation
  • reconaissance
  • united states
  • usa
  • world war i
  • wwi

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