IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
Sergeant Mickey Balsam, a radio repairman of the 50th Fighter Control Squadron, 4th Fighter Group, at work. Handwritten caption on reverse: '4FG, 50th Ftr. Control Sqdn, Radio Repairman Mickey Balsam, Author of song "Lilly From Piccadilly".'
Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...