Too Close For Comfort

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Artist

Credit Line

Gift of Tom and Ann Freeman.

Medium

Painting

Dimensions

2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 78.7 x 99.1cm (31 x 39 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Depiction of Admiral Donald Engen, former Director of NASM, flying in a Curtiss SB2C-5 HellDiver during the Battle of Cape Engano, 25 October 1944. During the course of this battle American airmen sank four Japanese carriers.

Type

ART-Paintings

Inventory Number

A19990290000

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