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IWM catalogue record

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

Captain John Driscoll of the 389th Bomb Group checks his machine gun. Image stamped on reverse: 'Keystone Press.' [stamp], '323482.' [Censor no.] A printed caption was previously attached to the reverse, however this has been removed. Handwritten caption on reverse: '389 BG- Capt John Driscoll works on completing sight for flexible guns.'

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Units

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

People

  • John Driscoll

    Military | Captain | Group Gunnery Officer
    Flew first D Day mission in B-24 'Delectable Doris' with pilot Graff.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:23:40 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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