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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.’
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...
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