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Name Air Transport Command (ATC)

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Image of ATC Alaskan Division Logo Sign - ca. 1942-1945

ATC Alaskan Division Logo Sign - ca. 1942-1945

Wood painted sign with artwork representing the Alaskan Division of the Air Transport Command (ATC) during World War II. Sign show a red/white totem pole superimposed on a blue circle that has a section of the Alaska state flag showing of eight gold stars: seven from the constellation Ursa Major, or the Big Dipper. The eighth being the North Star, representing the northern most state. Background of the nose art is a navy blue triangle with a gold border. White mountains are painted inside the lower half of the triangle.

Image of Northeast Airlines Military Transport Division C-53 #18 - 02/13/1942

Northeast Airlines Military Transport Division C-53 #18 - 02/13/1942

Black and white negative, 3.25 x 4.125 inches. One of a set of seven negatives of Northeast Airlines Military Transport Division on February 13, 1942. This image shows Douglas C-53, #18, painted in US Army Air Forces camouflage, parked in front of a hangar. Aircraft numbers: 12009 on tail, 18 on engine. By the aircraft tail is a man walking away from view, wearing cap and jacket and carrying (papers?) in his left hand.

Image of ATC Alaskan Division Nose Art - ca. 1942-1945

ATC Alaskan Division Nose Art - ca. 1942-1945

Black & white photograph of nose art painted on aircraft from the Alaskan Division of the Air Transport Command (ATC) during World War II. Nose art shows a totem pole superimposed on a blue circle that has a section of the Alaska state flag showing of eight gold stars: seven from the constellation Ursa Major, or the Big Dipper. The eighth being the North Star, representing the northern most state. Background of the nose art is a dark triangle with a light border. White mountains painted inside the lower half of the triangle.