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

Corporal Michael C Camporese of the 303rd Bomb Group sorts the group's letters. Image stamped on reverse: 'Copyright Current Affairs Ltd.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publication 28 Jan 1943.' [stamp] and '245660.' [Censor no] Printed caption on reverse: 'Cpl Michael C. Camporese of 178 Frost Street, Brooklyn, N.Y. here seen sorting mail, intends at a later date, to take a more active part in the war. In a message to his wife he says- "As for the Jerries, just leave them to us. We will take care of those animals". Camporese is 26 and used to work for the Leviton Mfg Co Brooklyn NY. His parents live at 88-23, 69th Road Forest Hills Long Island.'



  • 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...


  • Michael Camporese

    Military | Sergeant | Sorting Mail
    Photographed by Current Affairs photographers, sorting mail in a post room on 28 Jan 1943.


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