IWM catalogue record
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Personnel of the 44th Bomb Group prepare for a mission. Image via Colonel William R Cameron. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Slap done.' [?]
The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...
Military | Colonel | Pilot
Flew on Ploesti raid of 1 Aug '43 (married Joe Stillwell's daughter)Flew on B-24 'Buzzin' Bear. Had 38 combat missions. He not only came over to England with the 44th but was the only pilot to then go home with them at the end of the war. He was one of...