UPL 6935


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War Correspondent Walter Cronkite of the United Press with a bomber crew of the 323rd Bomb Group and their B-26 Marauder (serial number 41-31951) nicknamed "U.S.O". Left to right: Technical Sergeant Ceibert C Bragg (flight engineer), Staff Sergeant. Enrique Zepeda (tail gunner), Staff Sergeant Arthur W Brand (radio operator). First Lieutenant Norman M Rosner (bombardier), First Lieutenant Jack W. Nye (pilot), and Walter Cronkite (War Correspondent)


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Private First Class Barbara O'Brien of the Womens Army Corps, paints the nose of a B-26 Marauder (YU-Y. serial number 41-34982) nicknamed "Jolly Roger" of the 323rd Bomb Group. Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publcation 4 Dec 1943.' [stamp] and '295589.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'W.A.C.S. on duty at a Bomber Station. Associated Press Photo shows:- Pfc: Barbara O'Brien painting the Jolly Roger on the nose of a Marauder with the crew looking on.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 427th Bomb Squadron The Writing 69th
  • Role/Job: War Correspondent United Press


Date: 1 Dec 2014 10:31:45
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