Richard E KingMilitary
media-379992.jpg FRE 1196 Staff Sergeant Joseph S White (radio operator), Staff Sergeant George Lemberger (tail gunner) and Staff Sergeant Richard King (engineer) of the 323rd Bomb Group who flew in a B-26 Marauder (serial number 41-34719) nicknamed "Miss Emily". Image stamped on reverse: 'Daily Sketch.' [stamp], 'Passed as censored 17 Aug 1943.' [stamp] and '279193.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'A bomber that has played a great part in the N African and Sicilian Campaigns and is now being used in great numbers in this country is the U.S "Marauder". The Marauder has a top speed of 350 [a censor has amended this figure to 346] M.P.H. A range of 2,000 miles, carries a bomb load of over a ton and is fitted with 8 Calibre 50 guns, 17/8/43. O.P.S. Three members of a Marauder's crew L to R Staff Sergt J.S. White, Radio (Missouri), G Lemberger, Tail Gunner, Wisconsin and R King (Engineer,Texas).' Roger Freeman Collection
IWM, Roger Freeman Collection
Joined Sqd 4/27/44. Returned to ZOI 5/28/45. Flew home in 42-95021.
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