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:

Captain George Henry Mills (1895-1975) boards Navy blimp K-32, NAS Richmond (FL), 1943. Mills was commander of Fleet Airship Wing 30; in July 1943, he was promoted to the command of Fleet Airships, Atlantic. In November, 1943 he was promoted to the rank of commodore.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Military airships
  • Naval aviation
  • United States, Navy
  • World War, 1939-1945 - Aerial operations

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

United States Navy

Date

2/2/1943

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-2002-23704