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:

"Top, Tents of 46th Squadron U.S. Air Service World War I at Roosevelt Field, Long Island. (left) DeHavilland-4 airplane; insignia of winged bomb shell; personnel, pilot Capt. Roderick Tower, observer Lt. Heward; (right) insignia of 46th Squadron; "Bitch Kitty". Airmen at left Lt. Ziesner; right unknown; (bottom) airman at left unknown; right Lt. Bradford." Copy of photo album page with four prints; loaned for copying by Roderick Tower; top: row of tents at Roosevelt Field, New York; all others: three separate pairs of US Army Air Service airmen pose standing beside right side of the same Curtiss JN-4HG Hisso Jenny. Aircraft displays winged flaming bomb insignia on forward fuselage and "Bitch Kitty" insignia on rear fuselage.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Military
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Aircraft
  • Biplanes
  • Airplanes
  • Air pilots

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

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


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