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Item Identifier Number

ms1_25_1_2

Creation Date

12-6-1934

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

General Albert J. Bowley presents the Distinguished Flying Cross to Major William E. Kepner. Major Kepner received the medal for gallantry in remaining with the plunging wreckage of his National Geographic Society-Army Air Corps stratosphere balloon until just before it crashed in a Nebraska cornfield.

Publisher Repository

Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

Document Type

Image

Media Type

Photographic print, black and white

Permissions

Special Collections and Archives provides reprints or digital copies of our materials for a fee. For further information please visit their website or call (937) 775-2092.

Date Digital

3-4-2003

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000 XL


Keywords

ms1_25_1_2; Orville Wright and Groups; Kepner, William E., 1893-1982; Military bases; Bowley, Albert J., 1875-1945; United States. Army--Ceremonies; Stevens, A. W. (Albert William), 1886-1949; Distinguished Flying Cross (Medal); Wright Field (Ohio)

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