May 2, 2011

Collection Name: Drachen Foundation Collection

Collection Number: 61

Post Type: Video

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Artist or Author: US Navy

Creation Year: 1943


A rare video made available on YouTube. This is the original US Navy Dr. Paul Garber Target kite training video. It even shows the ship gunners shooting at it for target practice. This is an amazing piece of kiting and US Navy history.

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Geographic: United States

Kite Type: Flat

Materials: Cotton, Dowel

Significance: Historical, Scientific

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