FRE 4778


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Flying Officer Lionel Staples of the RAF and war correspondant Henry Jameson with a captured Focke Wulf 190 after a display for the 379th Bomb Group, 8 January 1944. Passed for publication 8 Jan 1944. Printed caption on reverse: 'Air Correspondent Inspects FW190. Associated Press Photo Shows:- Henry Jameson (right), AP War Correspondent, and F/O Lionel Staples, R.A.F. test pilot and former night fighter chatting in fnot of a German Fw190 at a U.S. Heavy Bomber Base "somewhere in England". The enemy plane is part of a "Circus" of Jerry planes which tours air bases in England to familiarise personnel with its performance. IRV 263747. 8-1-44-Y.' Censor no: 299304. On reverse: Associated Press and US Army General Section Press & Censorship Bureau [Stamps].


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The insignia of the 379th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


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