Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Four pilots of the 336th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, Taegu (Daegu) Air Base, March, 1951. From the left - Lt Al Resser, Lt Thomas Clay "Pop" Hanson, Lt Chuck Riester, and (?) Croft. Written as caption on album page: "Resser, Hanson, Riester Croft". Written on album page: "Taegu Korea March '51. Waiting for a Mission". Album page 21.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Air bases, American
  • Air pilots
  • Aeronautics

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Ward Hitt, Jr


March 1951


Daegu, Korea

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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