Salmson 2 A2; Stockton, Paul Richard; Military, USA, Army Air Service; Army Air Service, Units, 12th Aero Squadron; Wars and Conflicts, World War I (WWI). [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Paul R. Stockton (1880-1962) enlisted in the U.S. Army Signal Corps in 1906. He made his first flight in 1916 at Mineola, New York as a member of the First Aero Company, New York State National Guard. In 1917 Stockton was ordered overseas, and served as commanding officer of the 12th Aero Squadron of the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. He later compiled a scrapbook detailing his service before, during and immediately after World War I. Side view photograph of a Salmson 2 A2 in flight. Photograph found loose in the Stockton scrapbook.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Air pilots, Military
  • World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations
  • United States. Army. Air Service
  • Military Aircraft

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions & Rights

Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm

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Date

1918-1919

Repository Loc.

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

Type

  • Photograph albums
  • Photographs

Local number

NASM-9A11506

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