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A United States Army Air Forces Pilot, still wearing his oxygen mask.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7619
  • Description: A United States Army Air Forces Pilot, still wearing his oxygen mask.
AT-17 Bobcats, lined up.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7618
  • Description: AT-17 Bobcats, lined up.
A yellow AT-17 Bobcat (serial number 7945) in RAF service.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7617
  • Description: A yellow AT-17 Bobcat (serial number 7945) in RAF service.
A P-51 Mustang of the 8th Air Force.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7968
  • Description: A P-51 Mustang of the 8th Air Force.
A P-51 Mustang of the 8th Air Force.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7967
  • Description: A P-51 Mustang of the 8th Air Force.
A P-51 Mustang of the 8th Air Force.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7966
  • Description: A P-51 Mustang of the 8th Air Force.
A P-47 Thunderbolt of the 362nd Fighter Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '379FS.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7965
  • Description: A P-47 Thunderbolt of the 362nd Fighter Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '379FS.'
A Jeep drives past a P-47 Thunderbolt and a T-2 Hangar at Hethel, homeof the 389th Bomb Group.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7970
  • Description: A Dodge drives past a P-47 Thunderbolt and a T-2 Hangar at Hethel, homeof the 389th Bomb Group.
A P-47 Thunderbolt nicknamed "LuLu"
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7969
  • Description: A P-47 Thunderbolt nicknamed "LuLu"
A B-24 Liberator (J4-B) of the 753rd Bomb Squadron, 458th Bomb Group parked on a hardstanding, with the engine nearest the camera missing its propeller. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Crockman. J4-B. Roger.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8380
  • Description: A B-24 Liberator (J4-B) of the 753rd Bomb Squadron, 458th Bomb Group parked on a hardstanding, with the engine nearest the camera missing its...
An F2A Buffalo.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7964
  • Description: An F2A Buffalo.
A Lockheed C-40 and a UC-78 Bobcat at Hethel, home of the 389th Bomb Group.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7963
  • Description: A Lockheed C-40 and a UC-78 Bobcat at Hethel, home of the 389th Bomb Group.
A P-47 Thunderbolt of the 389th Bomb Group, used for communication purposes, inside a hangar.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7962
  • Description: A P-47 Thunderbolt of the 389th Bomb Group, used for communication purposes, inside a hangar.
A UC-78 Bobcat at Hethel, home of the 389th Bomb Group.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7961
  • Description: A UC-78 Bobcat at Hethel, home of the 389th Bomb Group.
An airman, formerly of the 458th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Retirement time - here you can [lacent?] the 13 different ribbons (medals) referred to on the "13" page.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8372
  • Description: An airman, formerly of the 458th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Retirement time - here you can [lacent?] the 13 different ribbons...
An airman, formerly of the 458th Bomb Group Handwritten caption on reverse: 'This is to make a point. Compare with picture as full colonel. At this stage of the career one finds oneself engaged in probably the most insidious kind of warfare imaginable - the struggle to survived in the system and advance. It is a very deadly game and a very serious one. I suppose it is like this in any profession. Anyway this is a freebie and should be properly discarded when out of package.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8373
  • Description: An airman, formerly of the 458th Bomb Group Handwritten caption on reverse: 'This is to make a point. Compare with picture as full colonel. At this...
The shark mouth nose of a B-24 Liberator nicknamed "Flak Magnet" of the 458th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '458th B.G.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8378
  • Description: The shark mouth nose of a B-24 Liberator nicknamed "Flak Magnet" of the 458th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '458th B.G.'
A B-24 Liberator ('Z5') of the 754th Bomb Squadron, 458th Bomb Group in France. Handwritten caption on reverse: '458BG. France. J.F. Oller.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8379
  • Description: A B-24 Liberator ('Z5') of the 754th Bomb Squadron, 458th Bomb Group in France. Handwritten caption on reverse: '458BG. France. J.F. Oller.'
A photograph taken by a veteran of the 458th Bomb Group of a memorial to the First World War casualties from the Foot Guards regiments of the First World War, at Horse Guards Parade in London. From left to right are bronze-cast statues of soldiers from the Grenadier, Coldstream, Scots, Irish and Welsh Guards respectively. Handwritten caption on reverse: '4. Somewhere this monolith stands and I know not. Sgt. Bailey doesn't remember, maybe you Sherlocks can identify?'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8376
  • Description: A photograph taken by a veteran of the 458th Bomb Group of a memorial to the First World War casualties from the Foot Guards regiments of the First...
An autogyro aircraft used by the RAF, but kept and maintained in the hangar of the 752nd Bomb Squadron, 458th Bomb Group, and photographed by a 458th Bomb Group veteran. Handwritten caption on reverse: '458th BG. The autogyro was maintained in the 752nd hangar. I think it belonged to the RAF.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8377
  • Description: An autogyro aircraft used by the RAF, but kept and maintained in the hangar of the 752nd Bomb Squadron, 458th Bomb Group, and photographed by a 458th...