IWM catalogue record
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Staff Sergeant Russell M Warren of the 303rd Bomb Group in position inside the Radio Gunner post of a B-17 Flying Fortress. Official caption printed on image: 'GPR_63-14-303)(6-6-43) "Hells Angels"- Radio Room Gunner.' Image stamped on reverse: 'Passed for publication 15 Jun 1943.' [stamp], 'USA (BRI) CCC: Gun.' [annotiation] and '29093.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'S/Sgt Russell M. Warren, radio compartment gunner, of [illegible] New Mexico.'
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...
Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator
Assigned to 358BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Irl Baldwin crew. 28 x combat missions. ETD
Awards: AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.