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General Henry H Arnold, chief of the United States Army Air Forces, meets Captain Roland Scott of the 322nd Bomb Group during a visit to the 2nd General Hospital (Churchill Hospital). Image stamped on reverse: 'Keystone Press.'[stamp], 'Passed as censored 10 Sep 1943.' [stamp] and '283246.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: '"General Arnold Visits Churchill Hospital." General Henry H Arnold, Cheif of US Army Air Forces visited the 2nd General Hospital (Churchill Hospital) to see wounded airmen of the 8th Air Force. Keystone Photo shows: Capt Roland Scott (of Macon, GA) with Gen Arnold. The captain was hit by a 20 MM. Shell.' A censor has crossed through each occurence of 'Churchill.'
The 322nd Bombardment Squadron (Medium) was activated on 19-Jun-1942 at MacDill Field, Florida with B-26B Marauder aircraft. In late September 1942 the unit moved to Drane Field, Florida. The Ground echelon sailed for the UK aboard the Queen Elizabeth...
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