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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Staff Sergeant Russell M Warren of the 303rd Bomb Group in position inside the Radio Gunner post of a B-17 Flying Fortress. Official caption printed on image: 'GPR_63-14-303)(6-6-43) "Hells Angels"- Radio Room Gunner.' Image stamped on reverse: 'Passed for publication 15 Jun 1943.' [stamp], 'USA (BRI) CCC: Gun.' [annotiation] and '29093.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'S/Sgt Russell M. Warren, radio compartment gunner, of [illegible] New Mexico.'



  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...


  • Russell Warren

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Assigned to 358BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Irl Baldwin crew. 28 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.


Date Contributor Update
22 October 2014 09:09:37 general ira snapsorter Changes to caption

This image appears in Roger Freeman "The Mighty Eighth War Manual" p.151

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:18:06 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection