Display Status:

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Collection Item Summary:

Five Russian prisoners of war at work on Fliegerkompanie 17's airfield. Two squadron enlisted men, on the right, pose with the POWs. Aircraft in a hangar are visible in the background. Caption on album page - "Gefangen Russen." ("Russian Prisoners"). Page 45 of a souvenir photo album of Fliegerkompanie (FliK) 17 of the Kaiserliche und Kn̦igliche (K.u.K.) Luftfahrtruppen (Imperial and Royal Aviation Troops) of Austria-Hungary, stationed on the Italian Front.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Air pilots, Military
  • Airplanes
  • Airmen & aircraft
  • Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, Heer - Aviation
  • Biplanes
  • Military Aircraft
  • Prisoners of War - Russian
  • Reconnaissance Aircraft
  • World War, 1914-1918 - Austria

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Date

1915-1918

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Digital images

Local number

NASM-NASM-9A12026-045-mount

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