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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

A Parisian lady outside "Air Transport Command" building in Paris on VE Day. Image by Lieutenant J. Driscoll of the 566th Bomb Squadron, 389th Bomb Group. Handwritten on slide casing: 'Paris, V-E Day.'

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Units

  • Air Transport Command
  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 566th Bomb Squadron

    566th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Constituted 566th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 19 Dec. 1942. Activated on 24 Dec. 1942. Inactivated on 13 Sept. 1945. Campaigns: Air Offensive, Europe; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe; Air...

People

  • John Driscoll

    Military | Captain | Group Gunnery Officer
    Flew first D Day mission in B-24 'Delectable Doris' with pilot Graff.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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