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IWM catalogue record

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

Captain John Driscoll of the 389th Bomb Group checks his machine gun. Image stamped on reverse: 'Keystone Press.' [stamp], '323482.' [Censor no.] A printed caption was previously attached to the reverse, however this has been removed. Handwritten caption on reverse: '389 BG- Capt John Driscoll works on completing sight for flexible guns.'



  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...


  • John Driscoll

    Military | Captain | Group Gunnery Officer
    Capt. John J. Driscoll flew the first D-Day mission in the B-24J, Delectable Doris, with pilot, William Graff. June, 1944


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:23:40 AAM AAM ingest

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