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Private First Class Charles W Korbett of the 303rd Bomb Group climbs into a Jeep. Image stamped on reverse: 'Copyright Current Affairs Ltd.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publication 28 Jan 1943.' [stamp] and '245657.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'Formerly in the Sales Promotion Dept of Columbia Broadcasting System, PFC Charles W Korbett is now in the USAAF helping to broadcast bombs to the Germans. To his parents at 1806 Cliff Street Union City N.J. he sends the news that he is enjoying life in England very much. Korbett is 25 and unmarried. Photo of him getting into a Jeep.'

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Units

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    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...

People

  • Charles Korbett

    Military | Private First Class
    Excerpt from image caption: 'Formerly in the Sales Promotion Department of Columbia Broadcasting System, PFC Charles W Korbett is now in the USAAF helping to broadcast bombs to the Germans. To his parents at 1806 Cliff Street Union City N.J. he sends...

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Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:28:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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