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NH 95636 Naval Aviation Camp, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Photo #: NH 95636  Naval Aviation Camp, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Title: Naval Aviation Camp, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Description: Camp personnel, circa January-March 1913, during Naval aviation's first fleet deployment. Officers present are (left-to-right): Lieutenant(Junior Grade) Patrick N.L. Bellinger, USN; First Lieutenant Bernard L. Smith, USMC; First Lieutenant Alfred A. Cunningham, USMC; Lieutenant John H. Towers, USN; Ensign Victor D. Herbster, USN; Ensign William D. Billingsley, USN; Ensign Godfrey deC. Chevalier, USN. Note goat and dog mascots and canvas hangar with a Curtiss A type airplane inside. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation; Collection of Commander Theodore G. Ellyson. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 95636
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