UPL 21033


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newspaper lt reese _4 Suggested citation: The Shackelford County Leader (Albany, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 1, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 4, 1945, newspaper, January 4, 1945; Albany, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth416986/m1/1/?q=shackelford+county+leader%2C+january+4%2C+1945: accessed October 14, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Old Jail Art Center.


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Private First Class Barbara O'Brien of the Womens Army Corps, paints the nose of a B-26 Marauder (YU-Y. serial number 41-34982) nicknamed "Jolly Roger" of the 323rd Bomb Group. Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publcation 4 Dec 1943.' [stamp] and '295589.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'W.A.C.S. on duty at a Bomber Station. Associated Press Photo shows:- Pfc: Barbara O'Brien painting the Jolly Roger on the nose of a Marauder with the crew looking on.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 323rd Bomb Group 453rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-672201
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot


  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Nicknames: Toid Boid
  • Unit: 323rd Bomb Group 453rd Bomb Squadron


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