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

Waist Gunner S.J. "Frenchy" Delcambre of the 93rd Bomb Group checks his gun in position inside a B-24 Liberator. Passed for publication 17 Oct 1942.



  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...


  • Samuel Delcambre

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner
    Flew 30 combat missions, Became an Air Instructor for the AAF back in states. DFC, Air Medal, Amer. Defense Medal, EAME Medal; Victory Medal, Good Conduct and Medal of Honor from the State of LA.


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:26:28 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection