Lieutenant John G Winant Jr of the 390th Bomb Group, wearing a Mae West life jacket, with his crew and their B-17 Flying Fortress.
Image stamped on reverse: ‘Planet News.’ [stamp], ‘Passed for publication 15 Aug 1943.’ [stamp] and ‘278787.’ [Censor no.]
Printed caption on reverse: ' Photo shows: Lieut. John G. Winant, Jnr. (centre, wearing a "Mae West") of Concord, New Hampshire, with his crew, including
2nd. Lieut. Donald C Arns, of Algona, Iowa;
2nd. Lieut. Robert W Tredinnick, of North Caldwell, N. Jersey:
2nd. Lieut. Richard F. Walker, of Albany, Georgia;
S/Sgt. Walter E. Weidemann, of Amsterdam, New York;
S/Sgt. Paul E Hurles, of Columbus, Ohio;
S/Sgt. Elmer Fjosne, of Cornwall Wisconsin;
Sgt. Alonzo J Swope, of Harlington, Texas;
S/Sgt. Robert V Wirtz, of Baltimore, Maryland;
and S/Sgt. Frank V Malone, of Hones Bath, South Carolina. at their station somewhere in England. G. August 1943. PN.'