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Army Air Force Physician Captain Robert Newell, of the the 303rd Bomb Group, at work taking the blood pressure of a fellow airman. Image stamped on reverse: 'Copyright Current Affairs Ltd.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publication 16 Dec 1942.' [stamp] and '238760.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'Captain Robert H Newell of 1205 Forest Ave, Oak Park, Illinois, has the same job in the Air Corps as he had in private life-he is a physician and surgeon. Captain Newell is married and has a child of 7 1/2 years. Captain Newell taking an airman's blood pressure.'
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 | First Lieutenant | Flight Surgeon