UPL 5419


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Danish civillians inspect the wreckage of a crashed B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-107082) of the 379th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'St Heddinge 13th May 1944 at 18:30 Hrs. 8th AAF, 1st Air Division, 41st Combat Wing, 379th Bombardment Group, Squadron?.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Division
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Combat organisation
Brigadier-General Frank Alton Armstrong Jr. during a visit to the 305th Bomb Group Official caption on image: "(GPR-83-9305) (18-6-43) (Brig. Gen. Armstrong..."
  • Unit Hierarchy: Division
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


Colonel Bartlett Beman at work at his desk. A censor has obscured the documents on his desk. Image stamped on reverse: 'Wide World.' [stamp], 'Passed for publication 2 Feb 1943.' [stamp]. Printed caption on reverse: 'BEHIND-SCENES PICTURES OF US ARMY AIR FORCE HEADQUARTERS WING IN ENGLAND. This set of Wide World pictures was made recently in England and shows behind-the-scenes glimpses of the work and life of a Headquarters wing of the US Army Air Force. Headquarters wing is supply section and coordinatio
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 1st Bomb Division
  • Highest Rank: Brigadier General
  • Role/Job: Chief of Staff



ContributorJeff Hawley
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