IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
Private First Class Michael T Libock of the 303rd Bomb Group takes a drink from a hose pipe. Image stamped on reverse: 'Copyright Current Affairs Ltd.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publication 28 Jan 1943.' [stamp] and '245664.'[Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'After a spell of hard work at an American Army station somewhere in Britain PFC Michael T Libock, 219, West 33rd Street NYC, takes a drink from the nearest thing to hand - a hose pipe. Before the war PFC Libock was a trackman BMT Division Board of Transpotation NYC. He sends his regards to the folks at home, and says he is in good health, and hopes they are the same. '
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...