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

Lieutenant G.L. Jackson of the 301st Bomb Group enjoys refreshments from the YMCA Tea Car, from the cockpit of his A-20 Havoc nicknamed "Texas Steer". Image stamped on reverse: 'Copyright YMCA.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publication 7 Sept 1942.' [stamp], 'USA (BRI CCC: EAT.' [written annotation] and '220105.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'Lt G L Jackson,of Corpus Christi,Texas ,pilot of this U.S Army Air Corps Boston bomber-now in action against the Nazis-reaches out for a cup of tea from an American-donated YMCA Tea Car. Painted on the bombers fuselage is the "Texas Steer"- emblem of the University of Texas.'

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  • 301st Bomb Group

    301st Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 3-February-1942 at Geiger Field, Washington and equipped with B-17s. On 27-May-1942 the ground unit moved to Alamogordo Army Air Field, New Mexico, and the aircraft went to Muroc Army Air Field (now Edwards Air Force Base), California for...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:17:41 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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