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The headstone of Staff Sergeant Raymond P. Schwabenbauer of the 388th Bomb Group at La Chapelle-Champigny, France. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Burial of 388th BG man at La Chapelle-Champigny (France).'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7878
  • Description: The headstone of Staff Sergeant Raymond P. Schwabenbauer of the 388th Bomb Group at La Chapelle-Champigny, France. Handwritten caption on reverse:...
Lieutenant Boudinot Stimson of the 401st Bomb Group with his B-17 Flying Fortress "Flak Rat". Printed caption on reverse: 'U.S. War Secretary's Cousin Pilots Flying Fortress Over Europe. Lieut. Boudinot Stimson, of Greenwich, Connecticut, cousin of U.S. War Secretary Henry Stimson, is pilot of a Flying Fortress in the European Theatre of Operations. Lieut. Stimson made his first operational flight when he piloted "Flak Rat", a B-17 bomber, on the U.S. Army Eighth Air Force raid on Solingen, the Ruhr steel
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8082
  • Description: Lieutenant Boudinot Stimson of the 401st Bomb Group with his B-17 Flying Fortress "Flak Rat". Printed caption on reverse: 'U.S. War Secretary's Cousin...
The headstone of Staff Sergeant Alvin E Morrison of the 388th Bomb Group at La Chapelle-Champigny, France. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Burial of 388th BG man at La Chapelle-Champigny (France).'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7879
  • Description: The headstone of Staff Sergeant Alvin E Morrison of the 388th Bomb Group at La Chapelle-Champigny, France. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Burial of...
The damaged wing of a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-31983) of the 401st Bomb Group. Official caption on image: "(GAD-840-265-401)(17-7-44)(42-31983)." Handwritten caption on reverse: '401.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8089
  • Description: The damaged wing of a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-31983) of the 401st Bomb Group. Official caption on image: "(GAD-840-265-401)(17-7-44)(42...
The nose art of a B-17 Flying Fortress (IN-F, serial number 42-31037) nicknamed "Pistol Packin' Mama" of the 613th Bomb Squadron, 401st Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '1. Completed 7th msision Frankfurt, Jan. 29, 1944. 2. Lost 31 B-17's.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8088
  • Description: The nose art of a B-17 Flying Fortress (IN-F, serial number 42-31037) nicknamed "Pistol Packin' Mama" of the 613th Bomb Squadron, 401st Bomb Group...
Staff Sergeant Charles C Warden, a ball-turret gunner of the 401st wearing an A-2 Flying Jacket painted with mission targets and markings. Passed as censored 12 Feb 1944. Printed caption on reverse: 'Frankfort[sic] Hit Again: Fourth Successive Day Of Big Raids On Nazi Europe. Associated Press Photo Shows:- S/S Charles C. Warden, of Shavertown, PA., ball-turret gunner of the Fortress "Dreamboat", has his eleven missions recorded on his back to which the twelth, the latest on Frankfort[sic], has yet to be r
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8087
  • Description: Staff Sergeant Charles C Warden, a ball-turret gunner of the 401st wearing an A-2 Flying Jacket painted with mission targets and markings. Passed as...
An airman of the 401st Bomb Group wearing an A-2 flying jacket painted with the nose art and markings of his B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Fancy Nancy IV".
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8086
  • Description: An airman of the 401st Bomb Group wearing an A-2 flying jacket painted with the nose art and markings of his B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Fancy...
The damaged tail of a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-31983) of the 401st Bomb Group. Official caption on image: "(GAD-840-370-401)(17-7-44)(42-31983)." Handwritten caption on reverse: '(113) Page 102.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8090
  • Description: The damaged tail of a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-31983) of the 401st Bomb Group. Official caption on image: "(GAD-840-370-401)(17-7-44)(42...
One of the nose arts by Phil Brinkman, of one of the eleven Zodiac signs, painted on 486th Bomb Group B-24 Liberators. In this photograph is the B-24 Liberator nicknamed "Sagittarias", named after the 'Sagittarius' sign. [See http://www.486th.org/Photos/AC1/Zodiac13.htm]
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8491
  • Description: One of the nose arts by Phil Brinkman, of one of the eleven Zodiac signs, painted on 486th Bomb Group B-24 Liberators. In this photograph is the B-24...
One of the nose arts by Phil Brinkman, of one of the eleven Zodiac signs, painted on 486th Bomb Group B-24 Liberators. In this photograph is the B-24 Liberator nicknamed "Pisces", named after the sign. [See http://www.486th.org/Photos/AC1/Zodiac14.htm]
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8492
  • Description: One of the nose arts by Phil Brinkman, of one of the eleven Zodiac signs, painted on 486th Bomb Group B-24 Liberators. In this photograph is the B-24...
The 486th Bomb Groups' officer's rest home. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Officer's Rest Home.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8495
  • Description: Moulsford Manor. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Officer's Rest Home.'
A battle damaged B-24 Liberator (3R-J, serial number 42-52644) of the 832nd Bomb Squadron, 486th Bomb Group at Manston, 12 June 1944. Official caption on image: "ISAD 12 June 44 (1523) W.R.U. Battle Damage B-24H - 42-52644 - Manston F.R." Handwritten caption on reverse: '4th Combat Wing, 486th Bomb [damaged: Group].'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8496
  • Description: A battle damaged B-24 Liberator (3R-J, serial number 42-52644) of the 832nd Bomb Squadron, 486th Bomb Group at Manston, 12 June 1944. Official caption...
One of the nose arts by Phil Brinkman, of one of the eleven Zodiac signs, painted on 486th Bomb Group B-24 Liberators. In this photograph is the B-24 Liberator nicknamed "Capricorn", named after the sign; this aircraft was formerly nicknamed "Ding Dong Daddy from Dixie". [See http://www.486th.org/Photos/AC1/Zodiac1.htm]
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8493
  • Description: One of the nose arts by Phil Brinkman, of one of the eleven Zodiac signs, painted on 486th Bomb Group B-24 Liberators. In this photograph is the B-24...
A B-17 Flying Fortress (H8-C) of the 835th Bomb Squadron, 486th Bomb Group at Sudbury airfield. Handwritten caption on reverse: '835 Sqd., 486 B. Gp.' On reverse: Roland A. Andrews [Stamp].
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8494
  • Description: A B-17 Flying Fortress (H8-C) of the 835th Bomb Squadron, 486th Bomb Group at Sudbury airfield. Handwritten caption on reverse: '835 Sqd., 486 B. Gp.'...
A bombed out bridge, photographed from a B-24 Liberator of the 388th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '6.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7873
  • Description: A bombed out bridge, photographed from a B-24 Liberator of the 388th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '6.'
B-24 Liberators, including (S2-O), of the 834th Bomb Squadron, 486th Bomb Group during a bombing mission. Handwritten caption on reverse: '496.' .
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8499
  • Description: B-24 Liberators, including (S2-O), of the 834th Bomb Squadron, 486th Bomb Group during a bombing mission. Handwritten caption on reverse: '496.' .
Regensburg after being bomed by aircraft of the 388th Bomb Group, 17 August 1943. Official caption on image: "(O-10-10-388)(17-8-43)(30595-6-18000)(Regensburg)."
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7872
  • Description: Regensburg after being bombed by aircraft of the 388th Bomb Group, 17 August 1943. Official caption on image: "(O-10-10-388)(17-8-43)(30595-6-18000)...
A plaque of thanks from the men of the 486th Bomb Group and 418th Air Service Group to the people of Sudbury for their hospitality in 1944 and 1945 while both Groups were stationed in the area. This plaque was mounted onto the wall of Sudbury town hall on the 25th of August 1945. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'On the wall of the town hall, Sudbury. Date 25/8/45.' On reverse: Roland A. Andrews [Stamp].
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8500
  • Description: A plaque of thanks from the men of the 486th Bomb Group and 418th Air Service Group to the people of Sudbury for their hospitality in 1944 and 1945...
A B-17 Flying Fortress of the 388th Bomb Group in flight. Handwritten caption on reverse: '3.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7871
  • Description: A B-17 Flying Fortress of the 388th Bomb Group in flight. Handwritten caption on reverse: '3.'
A flight of 486th Bomb Group B-17 Flying Fortresses drop their loads of anti-personnel bombs on the target below. Handwritten caption on reverse: '486BG, Anti-Personnel.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8497
  • Description: A flight of 486th Bomb Group B-17 Flying Fortresses drop their loads of anti-personnel bombs on the target below. Handwritten caption on reverse:...