media-456609.jpg FRE 9737 Colonel Bartlett Beaman 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 coordination centre of operational data for the Squadron it serves. The men working in "wings" don't often get into the spotlight of publicity, but they're the boys behind the boys who fly the Fortresses. Wide World Photo shows: Colonel Bartlett Beman, Princeton, Mass, Wing Executive officer at work at his desk in the Administration Office.' Roger Freeman Collection
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|14 November 1947|