(3:09 min.) (10 of 28) 10. Fighter planes
About 50 P-40's (fighters) were shuttled across by the aircraft carrier "Ranger". These planes were destined to replace the worn planes in China. One plane landed hard and lost a landing gear.
Alaska Air Transport, a commercial air carrier business started by Shell Simmons in 1935, merged with Marine Airways in 1939 to create Alaska Coastal Airline Note on verso identifies the plane as a Lockheed Vega
Dogteam lined up in front of wooden buildings. A number of people look on. Eli Smith, an Alaska mail carrier, mushed his dog team 8,000 miles from Nome to Washington, D.C. in 1907, winning a $10,000.00 wager on this feat.
Interior shot of a mess hall at Fort Richardson, Anchorage, Alaska. Ingrid Bergman is seated at a table eating Christmas Dinner with servicemen. Verso: "Ingrid Bergman ate at one of the camp's mess halls--but we didn't have the luck this time."...