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Major Clemens K. Wurzbach, of the 303rd Bomb Group, tries out a new gramophone record. Image stamped on reverse: 'Copyright Current Affairs Ltd.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publication 9 Apr 1943.' [stamp] and '257520.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'Trying out some new gramophone records at a British base Major Clements K. Wurzbach used to be at a ranch. His home is at Route No.4. Box 156, San Antonio, Texas, where his parents live. Now a pilot and cammander of his squadron he has been awarded the Air Medal for his part in 7 raids. He is 27 and was educated at St. Mary's University, San Antonio. U.69 Not to be published before 20th April, 1943.'



  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...


  • Clemens Wurzbach

    Military | Major | Pilot
    Enlisted in the Air Corps long before the war and graduated as a Pilot from the Kelly Field Flying School, earning his 2nd Lieutenant wings in 1939. Promoted to 1st Lieutenant and ultimately to Major in the 303rd Bomb Group. Flew on many missions, some...


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