This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
US Army Caquot type observation balloon with ground crew and winch truck; inscribed on obverse with: "I wish you Merry Christmas and Happy New Year - F. Soupal - HO TO 98". On reverse inscribed: "San Antonio, Tex - Passed and censored?".
Collection Item Long Description:
- Aeronautics, Military
- Balloons, Kite
- World War, 1914-1918