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Hollywood Actor Jimmy Stewart, Major James Stewart, Operations Officer of the 453rd Bomb Group, with bomber crew who flew the B-24 Liberator, serial number 42-52154, nicknamed, Male Call. Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press.' [stamp], 'Passed for publication 10 Apr 1944.' [stamp] and '315152.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'JIMMY STEWART- NOW OPERATIONS OFFICER. Major James M Stewart (Film star Jimmy Stewart) who has been on eleven raids over enemy territory- including one over Berlin when he led his Liberator Group - has now been appointed operations officer at the Liberator base at which he is stationed "somewhere in England". Associated Press Photo Shows: S/Sgt Keith M Dibble of Rixford, PA, Gunner, L/Lt Roger Counselman of Meadville, PA, Pilot, Major James Stewart of Indiana, Pennsylvania, Operations Officer, S/Sgt Joseph T Fiorentino of Philadelphia, PA, gunner and 2/Lt A. E. Wilensky of Monessen, PA, Navigator. Major Stewart meets members of the crew of, Male Call, on their return from a raid.'

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Units

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

Hollywood Actor Jimmy Stewart (Major James Stewart), Operations Officer of the 453rd Bomb Group, with bomber crew who and a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-52154) nicknamed "Male Call". Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press.' [stamp], 'Passed for publication 10 Apr 1944.' [stamp] and '315152.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'JIMMY STEWART- NOW OPERATIONS OFFICER. Major James M Stewart (Film star Jimmy Stewart) who has been on eleven raids over enemy territory- including one over Berlin wh
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 355th Fighter Group 453rd Bomb Group 2nd Scouting Force 732nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13059330 / O-797793
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Bomber pilot / Fighter pilot
Hollywood Actor Jimmy Stewart (Major James Stewart), Operations Officer of the 453rd Bomb Group, with bomber crew who and a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-52154) nicknamed "Male Call". Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press.' [stamp], 'Passed for publication 10 Apr 1944.' [stamp] and '315152.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'JIMMY STEWART- NOW OPERATIONS OFFICER. Major James M Stewart (Film star Jimmy Stewart) who has been on eleven raids over enemy territory- including one over Berlin wh
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 453rd Bomb Group 734th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Gunner
Hollywood Actor Jimmy Stewart (Major James Stewart), Operations Officer of the 453rd Bomb Group, with bomber crew who and a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-52154) nicknamed "Male Call". Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press.' [stamp], 'Passed for publication 10 Apr 1944.' [stamp] and '315152.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'JIMMY STEWART- NOW OPERATIONS OFFICER. Major James M Stewart (Film star Jimmy Stewart) who has been on eleven raids over enemy territory- including one over Berlin wh
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 453rd Bomb Group 732nd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Nose Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 2nd Combat Bomb Wing 445th Bomb Group 453rd Bomb Group 703rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-433210
  • Highest Rank: Brigadier General
  • Role/Job: Aircraft Commander; Operations Officer; Chief of Staff
Hollywood Actor Jimmy Stewart (Major James Stewart), Operations Officer of the 453rd Bomb Group, with bomber crew who and a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-52154) nicknamed "Male Call". Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press.' [stamp], 'Passed for publication 10 Apr 1944.' [stamp] and '315152.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'JIMMY STEWART- NOW OPERATIONS OFFICER. Major James M Stewart (Film star Jimmy Stewart) who has been on eleven raids over enemy territory- including one over Berlin wh
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 453rd Bomb Group 732nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-689714
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Aircraft

Hollywood Actor Jimmy Stewart (Major James Stewart), Operations Officer of the 453rd Bomb Group, with bomber crew who and a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-52154) nicknamed "Male Call". Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press.' [stamp], 'Passed for publication 10 Apr 1944.' [stamp] and '315152.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'JIMMY STEWART- NOW OPERATIONS OFFICER. Major James M Stewart (Film star Jimmy Stewart) who has been on eleven raids over enemy territory- including one over Berlin wh
  • Nicknames: Male Call
  • Unit: 453rd Bomb Group 734th Bomb Squadron

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Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorLucy May
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Added connections to airmen's records from biographical information.

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
Contributorjmoore43
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Corrected a typo in the "Caption" - "flew" was misspelled.

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorKickapoo
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Punctuation. - Kickapoo

Date: 2 Feb 2015 10:00:03
ContributorAAM
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection