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World War I Reconnaissance Report

Aerial reconnaissance was the principal mission of aviation during the First World War. Completed reports similar to the one pictured, were used by American aviators to document their observations and provide vital intelligence to ground commanders. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Aerial reconnaissance was the principal mission of aviation during the First World War. Completed reports similar to the one pictured, were used by American aviators to document their observations and provide vital intelligence to ground commanders. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Note: This item is currently in storage.

Aerial reconnaissance was the principal mission of aviation during the First World War. Completed reports similar to the one pictured, were used by American aviators to document their observations and provide vital intelligence to ground commanders.

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