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Lieutenant Wallace Bates, Lieutenant Wayne D Morgan and Lieutenant William Bowers of the 9th Air Force walk past P-38 Lightnings in Belgium, 28 February 1945.

Official Caption: 'AC 56323 9th AF fighter pilots walk in the snow as they head for their planes and another mission from a 9th AF base in Belgium. Left to right are: Lt. W.E. Bates, Pasadena, Calif,; Lt. W.D. Morgan, Delta, Utah; and Lt. W.H. Bowers, of Zanesville, Ohio. US AIR FORCE OFFICIAL PHOTO.'

Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Lt. Wayne D Morgan (center of 3 pilots) 1944-45, P-38 Pilots, England in Uniform, 9th Air Force, WWII US Army Air Corp, Photo, Others Unknown.'



  • Wayne Morgan

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot
    Flew P-38 Lightning with 9th Air Force In England c. 1944, Belgium c. 1945. Remained with USAF, until Vietnam when promoted to Lt Col, possibly flying B-52s. Died in Vietnam war, 1969.


Date Contributor Update
24 November 2014 15:13:35 Emily Changes to caption and unit associations

Official caption and date of image from Fold 3

Date Contributor Update
13 November 2014 14:20:52 Memory Book Created entry with caption

Photo courtesy of Bruce F Morgan