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Colonel Jack W Wood of the 448th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Col Jack W Wood CO 20 CBW, became USAF Controller General Washington DC.'



  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...


  • Jack Wood

    Military | Major General | Chief of the British-American Air Component, Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Forces Mission to Franc
    Born in Fairbault, Minn., in 1907, we won his wings by 1929. He rose swiftly through the ranks achieving the rank of Colonel and took command of the 20th Combat Bomb Wing of the Eighth Air Force. The following November he was named executive of the...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:28:00 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection