FRE 8373


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An airman, formerly of the 458th Bomb Group Handwritten caption on reverse: 'This is to make a point. Compare with picture as full colonel. At this stage of the career one finds oneself engaged in probably the most insidious kind of warfare imaginable - the struggle to survived in the system and advance. It is a very deadly game and a very serious one. I suppose it is like this in any profession. Anyway this is a freebie and should be properly discarded when out of package.'


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Personnel of the 458th Bomb Group gather around a B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-29303) nicknamed "Liberty Lib" in order to transfer a casualty into a waiting ambulance. Image via Harry Holmes. Written on slide casing: '458th BG.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


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