Meat Ball the DachshundMascot
media-413519.jpg FRE 4835 An airman of the 381st Bomb Group with "Meatball" a dog mascot and a B-17 Flying Fortress, after a raid, 10 March 1944. Passed for publication 10 Mar 1944. Printed caption on reverse: 'Back From Berlin. Scenes At A Bomber Station Of The U.S. Air Force, Somewhere In England, This Week. "Meatball", the squadron mascot, was out on the field to meet the returning force.' Censor no: 310675. On reverse: Sunday Pictorial, US Army Press Censor ETO and US Army General Section Press & Censorship Bureau [Stamps]. Roger Freeman Collection
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Squadron mascot, pet Dachshund dog. 381st BG, Ridgewell.
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