General Doolittle meets with the 17th Bomb Group in December 1942. The man to his right is Hank Potter, his navigator on the Tokyo Raid. The airplane in the background, "Thunder," was the first 17th Bomb Group B-26 Marauder casualty in World War II.
"The Gashouse Gang." Men from the 34th Bomb Squadron pose for a photograph at Barksdale. Standing left to right: Wycuff, Wilkerson, Unidentified, Hurley, Genung, Macklin, and Linder. Kneeling from left to right: Derwacter, Veach, and Ward.
William Minkoff poses for a photograph. Written on the back: "he lived in Russia till he was 18 yrs. of age. He has seen most of the other countries. He is a scream. Ha!" One black and white photograph.
Aircraft personnel inspect the damage on a crashed B-26 Marauder, "Uncle Sam's Peace Treaty." Note on back reads: Aircraft taxied into an abandoned well near the "Arab Village" at Telergma. We couldn't get wing jacks under the wing and waited 2...
The 432nd Bomb Squadron lines up in front of three B-26 Marauders for the presentation of awards including Purple Hearts, Distinguished Flying Crosses, Air Medals, and Oak Leafs. One black and white photograph.