Bishop Adna Wright Leonard with Colonel Anthony Mustoe and Brigadier General Chauncey. Image stamped on reverse: 'Confidential.' [stamp],'Passed for publication 27 Apr 1943.' [stamp] and '26114.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'Bishop Adna Wright Leonard, Was DC, Chairman of the General Committee of Army and Navy Chaplains at a US Air force Headquarters in England. Greeting him is Col Anthony O Mustoe, weather office, Hot Springs VA, while Brig Gen Chauncey, Air Force Chief of Staff effects the introduction.'
Queen Elizabeth, with Colonel Mustoe during a visit to the 305th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Mustoe & Queen. 7/44.'
Chief Weather Officer, 8th Air Force from April 1942 to December 1943.
Air Inspector, 1st Bombardment Division from December 1943 to June 1944.
Commanding Officer 305th Bombardment Group 22-Jun-1944 to 22-Oct-1944.
Commanding Officer, 40th Combat Bomb Wing from 22 October 1944 to 1 March 1946.
Retired in June 1947.
Military | Colonel | Staff Weather Oficer
"In July, 1942, Lt. Col. Cordes F. Tiemann was assigned as Staff Weather Officer for Eighth Air Force Bomber Command, and proceeded to the United Kingdom to organize operating weather detachments associated with the Eighth Air Force."
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The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...
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Chelveston was adapted and expanded in preparation for the arrival of American forces. Rather than heavy bombers, the first aircraft to fly from its runways were C-47 Skytrains that were flown by the 60th Troop Carrier Group in July 1942. The first...
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