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

"Staff Sergeant Jayson C. Smart of the 305th Bomb Group with a cut brow, caused by a splinter during a mission over the Rhur, 12 August 1943.

Image stamped on reverse: 'Keystone Press.' [stamp], 'Passed for publication 26 Aug 1943.' [stamp] and '280695.' [censor no]

Printed caption attached to the reverse: Warrior's Return Keystone photo shows: On a recent raid over the Ruhr Valley, S/Sgt. Jayson C. Smart, waist gunner on the Fortress "Big Bust", was wounded by enemy fire. This picture was taken immediately after S/sgt. Smart had been removed from the plane. He is a native of Branch [?], New York. Although still bleeding, grim determination is reflected in Sgt. Smart's face. U.S.POOL/F KEYSTONE"



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Date Contributor Update
18 December 2019 17:25:39 Al_Skiff Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations

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