John J Driscoll

Military
Captain John Driscoll of the 389th Bomb Group checks his machine gun. Image stamped on reverse: 'Keystone Press.' [stamp], '323482.' [Censor no.] A printed caption was previously attached to the reverse, however this has been removed. Handwritten caption on reverse: '389 BG- Capt John Driscoll works on completing sight for flexible guns.'

Object Number - FRE 1529 - Captain John Driscoll of the 389th Bomb Group checks his machine gun. Image stamped on reverse: 'Keystone Press.' [stamp], '323482.' [Censor no.] A...

Capt. John J. Driscoll flew the first D-Day mission in the B-24J, Delectable Doris, with pilot, William Graff. June, 1944

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Units served with

The insignia of the 389th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 566th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Delectable Doris
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 566th Bomb Squadron

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Events

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Born

New York City, New York

Revisions

Date9 Sep 2021 19:23:00
ContributorKickapoo
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Best Web - B-24 - 42-50551 - Delectable Doris

Date9 Sep 2021 18:21:02
ContributorKickapoo
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Wording. - Kickapoo

Date23 Mar 2017 10:07:17
ContributorLucy May
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Brought in information from duplicate record. Source:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / The Sky Scorpians by Wilson and Mackayp. 132

Date23 Mar 2017 10:05:42
ContributorLucy May
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Associated images with 'J Driscoll' in caption information.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:16:14
ContributorAAM
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389th BG Roster / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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