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Bengt Öste (1927-2004) was a Swedish journalist. During the 1960s Öste worked in print media, as an editor for both Svenska Dagbladet and Idun Swedish newspapers. In 1971 he joined Swedish state TV2's news program Report, where he worked until his retirement in 1992.




Öste, Bengt


bulk 1944-1970


Christer Hedberg, Gift, 2015


0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))


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Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Black-and-white photographs

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 26 black and white prints, mostly 7.25 by 9.5 inch, relating to the Vietnam War era and its aircraft. Most of the photographs were taken by Bengt Öste, in conjunction with his Swedish state media work. The images include photographs of military personnel and aerial views of Vietnam, as well as the following aircraft: Cessna O-1 Bird Dog (L-19); Bell UH-1 Iroquois; Douglas A-4 Skyhawk; Sikorsky H-34; Douglas A3D-2 Skywarrior; McDonnell Douglas F4F-1 Phantom II; Martin B-57B Canberra; Tupolev Tu-16 Badger; and Douglas C-124 Globemaster II. There is also one image of North American P-51 Mustang production in 1944.


Black-and-white photographs


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Topics Aeronautics
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Bell UH-1B (HU-1B) Iroquois (Huey)
McDonnell F-4 (F4H) Phantom II Family
Douglas C-124 Globemaster II Family
Douglas A4D (A-4) Skyhawk Family
Martin (Glenn L.) B-57B Canberra (Model 272B)
Douglas A3D-1 (A-3A) Skywarrior
Sikorsky (S-58) H-34A (CH-34A) Choctaw


Vietnam War Photographs [Öste], Accession 2015-0027, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

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