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B-17G s/n 42-107014 "Lucy"
  • Media Type: Image
  • Object Number: UPL 85671
  • Description: B-17G s/n 42-107014 "Lucy" in flight, date and location unknown. From the collection of M/Sgt Roger G. Duhnke, 379th Bombardment Group (H) Reverse...
A P-51 Mustang (CV-C) of the 359th Fighter Group lands at Leiston. Associated caprtion: '368th FS (yellow tail) P-51 landing.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 6143
  • Description: A P-51 Mustang (CV-C) of the 359th Fighter Group lands at Leiston. Associated caprtion: '368th FS (yellow tail) P-51 landing.' Lt. George H. Blackburn...
Lt. Clarence J Palmer
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: 352nd Fighter Group collection
  • Object Number: UPL 85655
  • Description: Lt. Clarence J Palmer. Publicity photo
'Dick' Smith
  • Media Type: Image
  • Object Number: UPL 85643
  • Description: S/Sgt Richard L. Smith
P-51B 43-6707 HO-I Peanuts
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: 352nd Fighter Group collection
  • Object Number: UPL 85638
  • Description: P-51B 43-6707 HO-I Peanuts of Lt Nelson Jesup, having been reassigned from Lt. McEntire.
P-51B 43-6707 HO-I
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: 352nd Fighter Group collection
  • Object Number: UPL 85625
  • Description: P-51B 43-6707 HO-I of Lt David McEntire seen prior to receiving D-Day markings.
P-51B 43-6707 HO-I
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: 352nd Fighter Group collection
  • Object Number: UPL 85610
  • Description: P-51B 43-6707 HO-I of Lt. David W McEntire showing how badly the paintwork weathered, particularly the original blue of the 352nd FG.
Lt. Karl K Dittmer Publicity photo
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: 352nd Fighter Group collection
  • Object Number: UPL 85599
  • Description: Lt. Karl K Dittmer 487th Fighter Squadron having previously served with the 385th Bomb Group.
Capt Nelson Jesup publicity photo
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: 352nd Fighter Group collection
  • Object Number: UPL 85588
  • Description: Captain Nelson R Jesup, 487th Fighter Squadron
379th Bomb Group 525th Bomb Squadron
  • Media Type: Image
  • Object Number: UPL 83732
  • Description: George (NMI) Boyer
Charles C Ferrin
  • Media Type: Image
  • Object Number: UPL 85567
  • Description: Charles. F. Ferrin top Turret Gunner , B17 You Can't Miss It 42-30166
James. K.  Killian
  • Media Type: Image
  • Object Number: UPL 85574
  • Description: James Killian pilot of the B17 42-30166 You Cawn't Miss it. Shot down 5 Nov. 1943 Netherlands.
Charles Ferrin
  • Media Type: Image
  • Object Number: UPL 85564
  • Description: Charles. C Ferrin. B17 42-30166 You Cawn't Miss It
Umberto Ostarello
  • Media Type: Image
  • Object Number: UPL 85548
  • Description: S/Sgt Umberto F. Ostarello
Harold W. Rummel - waist gunner, “Gremlin’s Hotel.”
  • Media Type: Image
  • Object Number: UPL 84122
  • Description: Staff Sargent Harold W. Rummel at Rougham, Bury St. Edmonds, 1944 - Waist Gunner, “Gremlin’s Hotel.” Wounded over Paris, June 1944.
Eight men in Air Force uniform posed in two rows in front of an airplane.  Four men standing to the rear and four men kneeling in front.  Some of the men are wearing air-combat flying gear. There are bags and a briefcase on the ground in front of the men.  There is a man, in overalls, standing in the rear under the plane.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: 384th Bomb Group collection
  • Object Number: UPL 66616
  • Description: 384th Bomb Group Lead Crews/9 April 1945, Fürstenfeldbruch (Airfield). Back Row, L-R: 1st Lt. Charles Gilmer (P), 2nd Lt. Clyde Banks (B), F/O Vernon...
Lieutenant-Colonel Oscar Coen and a ground crewman, both of the 4th Fighter Group, on the wing of P-47 Thunderbolt at Debden air base, October 1943. Printed caption attached to print: 'American Thunderbolt Fighters are proving a terror to the Germans. The pilots (former members of the RAF) flying their high altitude fast diving fighters that have accounted for many enemy planes. In one raid over Paris the fighters of this Station accounted for 17 down, 5 probables and one damaged 15/10/43'. And 'Lt. Col.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 57
  • Description: Major Oscar Coen and Tsgt Leroy Hadden-crew chief, both of the 334th FS 4th Fighter Group, on the wing of P-47c Thunderbolt QP+L at Debden air base...
George S. Bacon, Jr.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Object Number: UPL 85543
  • Description: Sgt George S. “Sam” Bacon. Radio Operator, Lt Stehman’s crew, 401st Bomb Group, 614th Squadron.
MACR from crash site
  • Media Type: Image
  • Object Number: UPL 85536
  • Description: Crash MACR photo Rikki Tikki Tavi II tail 42-29747
Harry E. Hancock Dog Tag
  • Media Type: Image
  • Object Number: UPL 85531
  • Description: Dog tag recovered in 2000