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

Staff Sergeant Albert Van Hoon Carroll, a gunner of the 303rd Bomb Group marks raids on the door to an army hut. Image stamped on reverse: 'Copyright Current Affairs Ltd.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publication 9 Apr 1943.' [stamp] and '257542.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: S/Sgt. (Gunner) Albert Van Hoon Carroll, aged 20, of 110 W. Fannin Marshall, Texas, marks up the record of another raid on a door at his English base. Carroll, a student before joining the U.S. Air Force, has taken part in 11 raids and has been awarded the Air Medal and 2 Oak Leaf Clusters. " It's a hot war but we're making it hotter for Jerry" is his message home. U.79. Not to be published before 20th April 1943.'

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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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  • Albert Carroll

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner, Left Waist Gunner
    23 credited missions (first on 17 nov 1942) ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:28:44 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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