Wonderful WWI Press Photo of Flaming Observation Balloon - dated 1917

24-P-39

Regular price $50.00

Large vintage original press photo, 8 x 10", b&w, showing a flaming observation balloon.  There is an extensive press release on the back identifying the French balloon pilot who took this photo while descending in his parachute and then went up again in another balloon that same day!  Release is from Underwood's News Photo Service and is dated 30 July 1917.  A unique and unusual photo in excellent condition.