A bomber crew of the 93rd Bomb Group with their B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-23722) nicknamed "Bomerang".
Printed caption on reverse: '506535 AC - England - These airman headed the Consolidated B-24 "Bomerang" out across the Atlantic in early Sept. 1942 ... the first transatlantic formation flight in history. The "pioneer" heavy bombardment group was led by Brig Gen Edward J (Ted) Timberlake, Jr., of St Patersburg, Fla. This crew took the bomber into combat over Lille, France, on 9 October 1942; mastered "Bomerang" for 23 missions. Left to right; Capt John E Stewart of Ambler, Pa., pilot; Capt George W Bailey of Los Angeles, Calif., co-pilot 1 Lt Gerald F Cunningham of Haverhill Mass., Navigator; Capt Benjamin Klose of San Antonio Texas, bombardier;T/Sgt Herbert B Hape, of Evansville, Ind., radio operator; T/Sgt Herbert B. Daly, Ventondala, Pa., engineer-gunner; Sgt Robert D Scott of Anderson, Ind., Waist gunner, Sgt Joe M Cuellar, Jr., of San Gabriel, Calif., turret gunner; S/Sgt Maurice P Cotter of Yarmo, Calif., waist gunner; and S/Sgt Homer O Sheetz of Sheals, Ind., tail gunner. "Bomerang" Consolidated B-24 Liberator. U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO.' Handwritten caption on reverse: '382BS/ 93BG.'