Film Case Cover

Description

During the Korean War, RF-51 aircraft were fitted with cameras and flew over enemy front lines to gather intelligence. The film case cover is hand painted with Sylvester the cat flying an RF-51 and the words “45th TAC. RECON. SQDN.” The donor, Donald Eliason, repaired RF-51 cameras in Korea while assigned to the 45th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron.

Filed In:
Era: Korean War
Location: On Display
Accession #:
2003-3242-0028
Museum Location:
Airlift During the Korean War exhibit
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Every artifact in the Air Mobility Command Museum, including this one, is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. We are not able to loan or sell artifacts in the museum's collection.

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