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Private Harold Bregman of the 303rd Bomb Group cleans his rifle inside an army hut. Image stamped on reverse: 'Copyright Current Affairs Ltd.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publication 28 Jan 1943.' [stamp] and '245665.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'His feet are muddy but his rifle is clean'. Private Harold Bregman, 1625 West 9th St Brooklyn, New York, in an Army hut somewhere in Britain, examines his rifle before cleaning up himself after a hard day at his job of transportation. Aged 23, and a student at City College of New York before the war,Private Bregman sends his love to his parents and to his fiance, Miss Anne Glass, 1257 Wheeler Ave Bronx NY and says he is getting along fine, but will be glad to see home again.
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 | Private First Class