IWM catalogue record
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Lieutenant J. Driscoll, of the 566th Bomb Squadron, 389th Bomb Group, with the armament section of his Squadron whilst in Tunisia in 1943. There are B-29 Superfortresses in the background. Handwritten on slide casing: '566th B. Sq. Armament Section.'
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...
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...
Military | Captain | Group Gunnery Officer
Flew first D Day mission in B-24 'Delectable Doris' with pilot Graff.