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

Brigadier-General Frank Alton Armstrong Jr. during a visit to the 305th Bomb Group Official caption on image: "(GPR-83-9305) (18-6-43) (Brig. Gen. Armstrong..."



  • 1st Bomb Division

    1st Bomb Division

    The groups under the command of the 1st Bomb Wing came under the command of the 1st Bomb Division in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 1st Air Division.

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron (1st Bomb Division)


  • Frank Armstrong

    Military | Lieutenant General | Commanding Officer; Pilot
    Commanded 97th BG from 31 July 1942 to 27 September 1942. ...


Date Contributor Update
07 August 2015 14:42:14 K Flynn Changes to person associations

Associated Frank Alton Armstrong Jr. from picture

Date Contributor Update
07 February 2015 18:20:22 Jeff Hawley Changes to caption and unit associations

1st Air Division Headquarters Archives

Date Contributor Update
29 September 2014 11:29:37 Emily Changes to caption and place associations

FRE 4326

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08 September 2014 15:45:41 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection