FRE 897


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War Correspondent Gladwyn Hill, examines an unexploded enemy bomb that landed on the 100th Bomb Group's base. Image stamped on reverse:'Associated Press.' [stamp] 'Passed for publication 23 Aug 1943'[stamp has been crossed out by censor], 'Not to Be Published' [stamp], '280030.' [Censor no] Printed caption on reverse: 'US BOMBER STATION RAIDED LAST NIGHT. Associated Press Photo shows: Gladwyn Hill AP War Correspondent, examines one of the bombs dropped during the raid.'


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The wreckage of a B-24 Liberator (GO-K) of the 328th Bomb Squadron, 93rd Bomb Group that has crash landed. A B-17 Flying Fortress of the 100th Bomb Group is in the background.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


Captain Bernard Thompson of the 387th Bomb Group and War Correspondent Gladwin Hill of the Associated Press, in the cockpit of a B-26 Marauder. Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press.' [stamp], 'Passed for publication 8 May 1944.' [stamp] and '319310.' [censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'AP War Correspondent Pays A Visit To A Marauder Base "Somewhere In England". Associated Press Photo Shows:- Left, Gladwyn Hill, A.P. War Correspondent sits in the cockpit of a Marauder, right pilot Capt. Bernar
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: The Writing 69th
  • Role/Job: War Correspondent


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