A Sergeant Major of the 55th Royal Armoured Corps in the cockpit of a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Marina the II" of the 381st Bomb Group during a visit to Ridgewell. Passed as censored 1 Sep 1943. Printed caption on reverse: 'British Tank Men Visit "Flying Corps". Men of the 55th[obscured] Royal Armour Corps, many of whom have fought in Libya with the 8th Army, were invited to an American aerodrome "somewhere in Britain" to see Flying Fortresses. Keystone Photo Shows:- The R.S.M. of the tank men looks out from the Flying Fortress cockpit in order to compare it with the turret of a tank. ABS/F.Keystone. 6.' Censor no: 281602. On reverse: Keystone Press Agency, Ministry of Information, US Army Press Censor ETO and US Army General Section Press & Censorship Bureau [Stamps].
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