Heinkel, Ernst Heinrich; von Ohain, Hans (Doctor); Warsitz, Erich. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Photo of German manufacturer Heinkel at a dinner party celebrating first flight of the He 178 jet airplane (Aug 27, 1939). Ernst Heinkel standing in center, Erich Warsitz (pilot of He 178) on left, Dr. Hans von Ohain (inventor of jet engine) on right.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • World War, 1939-1945

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Date

8/27/1939

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-00162054

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