IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
Three airmen of the 303rd Bomb Group enjoy a game of billiards between raids. Image stamped on reverse: 'Copyright Current Affairs Ltd.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publication 9 Apr 1943.' [stamp] and '257523.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'Taking part in 16 raids on Germany and occupied countries has gained the Air Medal and 2 Clusters for 1st Lieut. (Pilot) Robert J Nolan, of 169, Pennington Avenue, Trenton, N.J., where his parents still live. A student before enlisting Nolan is 25 and was educated at Peddie School and Bucunell University. As here seen he enjoys a game of billards. U 72. Not to be published before 20th April 1943.'
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...