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

Private First Class Roy J. Buis, of the 303rd Bomb Group, writes a letter to home on a Jeep. Image stamped on reverse: ‘Copyright Current Affairs Ltd.’ [stamp], ‘Passed for Publication 16 Dec 1942. [stamp] and ‘238745.’ [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'P.F.C. Roy J. Buis, of 4035 N. Kenmere Ave. Chicago, writes home "Sure am enjoying myself. Also getting used to drinking tea". Note the tea cup! Private Buis, aged 25, is married and worked for the Pyramids Metals Coy, of Chicago. His parents live at 4161 Cornelia Street. He was educated at the Lane Technical High School. '

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  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    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...

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  • Roy Buis

    Military | Private | Ground Crew

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Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:28:32 AAM AAM ingest
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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