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Technical Sergeant A L Lee of the 93rd Bomb Group, in the top turret of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-23742) nicknamed "Liberty Lad", October 1942

Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press'[Stamp].'226123'[Censor no]. 'Passed for publication 11 Oct 1942' [stamp].

Printed caption on reverse: 'Associated Press photo shows: Tech.Sgt. Al. Lee of Little Rock, Ark, top-gunner of the Liberty Lad". (Passed for publication - General Section, Press & Censorship Bureau, 11 October 1942).'

IWM catalogue record

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

Technical Sergeant Al Lee, from Little Rock, Arkansas, top-turret gunner of the 93rd Bomb Group, lines up his shot inside a B-24 Liberator at Alconbury. Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press'[Stamp].'226123'[Censor no]. 'Passed for publication 11 Oct 1942' [stamp]. Printed caption on reverse: 'Associated Press photo shows: Tech.Sgt. Al. Lee of Little Rock, Ark, top-gunner of the Liberty Lad". (Passed for publication - General Section, Press & Censorship Bureau, 11 October 1942).'

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  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    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...

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  • A Lee

    Military | Master Sergeant | Gunner

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 November 2019 10:53:37 Emily Changes to caption, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Freeman, Mighty Eighth War Diary p167

Record for 41-23742 on AAM Website

Date Contributor Update
22 October 2014 08:54:21 general ira snapsorter Changes to caption
Sources

This image appears in Roger Freeman "The Mighty Eighth War Manual" p.167

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:18:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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