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

Colonel Irvine A Rendle, Group Commander of the 392nd Bomb Group instructs personnel of the group to adjust their watches for their 100th mission.

Official caption on image: "51630 A.C." Printed caption on reverse: '51630 USAF- AN EIGHTH AIR FORCE LIBERATOR STATION, ENGLNAD. Col Irvine A Rendle of Rawlins Wyo, Liberator Group Commander, and Capt Harold F Weiland of Elyris, Ohio, Group Bombardier, give the Lib bombardiers a time "hack" for synchronization of their watches before going out on their 100th mission, the invasion of Europe. US AIR FORCEW PHOTO.' Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Group Co. Rendle giving bombardiers time check for mission.’

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Units

  • 392nd Bomb Group

    392nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 392nd Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Wendling, Norfolk from August 1943 until April 1945. They were the first Group to be given B-24H Liberators, the first B-24 model that was fitted with a nose turret on the production line, an adaptation...

People

  • Irvine Rendle

    Military | Colonel | Commanding Officer
    Carnine Crew #2 Individual Photo Rendle,Bush,Fritsche DeSeverskys Visit Christening Photos

  • Harold Weiland

    Military | Captain | Bombardier
    Caldwell Crew Graper/Taylor crew 392nd Staff Officers 3May45

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 November 2019 15:29:47 Emily Changes to caption and person associations
Sources

Weiland identified in Freeman, Mighty Eighth War Manual, p 13

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:42:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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