IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
Sergeant Arthur Frank Jany, of the 303rd Bomb Group, checks his respirator. Image stamped on reverse: ‘Copyright Current Affairs Ltd.’ [stamp], ‘Passed for Publication 16 Dec 1942. [stamp] and ‘238802.’ [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'There's no slacking up on gas mask drill for the Americans in Britain, and here is Sgt. Arthur Frank Jany, of 2923, N. New England Ave., Chicago, checking up on his respirator. To his old school at Stienmetz High, the Sergeant writes to be home by spring of next year".'
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...