England, no date - Ground crewmen Sgt. James Blakney and M/Sgt. Charles W. Garrigan make an engine change at an 8th AF Base in England.

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North Luzon, P.I., April 20, 1945 - A Republic P-47 Thunderbolt carrying general purpose bomb heads for the target at Santiago, North Luzon, P.I.
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England, February 1945 - The North American P-51 "Donna-Mite" of the 352nd Fighter Squadron, 353rd Fighter Group, lands at its English base after an escort mission over Europe.
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P-51 Landing
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England - Lt. Darwin L. Berry of Ponca City, OK, in the cockpit of a North American P-51 at a base in England.
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P-51
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England, WWII  - 1st Lt. Bascom F. Smith, pilot, at a base in England,
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Pilot
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Pilot on B-24
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Pilot on B-24
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England - Keen eyes of Capt. Oscar O'Neill, skipper on Invasion II, peer out over the Oxygen mask that high altitude combat forces every crew member to wear. O'Neill is the first man to see enemy aircraft getting "cocked" for a frontal attack. Over the intercom, through the sensitive mike around his neck he yells back to the rest of the crew: "Gunners alert! Focke-Wulf 190 coming in high at 1:30...here we go...!"
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Pilot with Oxygen Mask
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England, 6 June, 1943 - Radio Operator of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress "Hell's Angels." 303rd Bomb Group.
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England, no date - T/Sgt. Ernest J Hutchins, Kittery, MA, is radio operator and gunner on a B-24 of the 8th AF in England.
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Radio Operator and Gunner
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Rearming 8th AF plane
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Rearming 8th AF plane
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October, 1944 - 9th AF Black Widow
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Rear View P-61 Black Widow
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Reconditioning Time
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Reconditioning Time
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Repairing Flak Damage
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Repairing Flak Damage
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Showing Bombardiers Landmarks
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Showing Bombardiers Landmarks
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England - The air-gunner of a U.S. Flying Fortress and a mate gather the hundreds of spent cartridges which litter the cabin floor following a raid on enemy territory from a base somewhere in England. Each Fortress carries more than 6,000 rounds of 50-calibre ammunition on operational flights and Fortresses of the 8th AF have destroyed more than 1200 enemy fighters.
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England - Preparing his taili guns in last minute readiness is S/Sgt Joseph F. Kotlarz. Kotlarz reigns over the tail gun position in the Fortress, "Kiplilng's Error III" which is ready for its bombing raid, taking it to German and occupied Europe.
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Tail Gunner
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England, no date - Armament men check tail turret and tail guns on a COnsolidated B-24 at a base in England.
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Tail Turret
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Tail Guns of a Consolidated B-24 bomber.
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Tail Guns
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Bassingbourne, England, 27 February 1943 - Lt. J.T. HArdin, pilot of the 322nd Bomb Squadron, looks out of his plane, the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress "The Bearded Beauty" at the 91st Bomb Group base.
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The Bearded Beauty
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England, 19 June, 1943 - Lt. JOhn C. Kaufman of the 322nd Bomb Squadron, 91st Bomb Group, looks out of the cockpit of his Boeing B-17 "Thunderbird" at an 8th AF base in England.
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1943 - Republic P-47's - six of them flying "Line Astern" high over England shortly after their introduction as the death-dealing machines of the 8th Fighter Command.
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Thunderbolts Formation
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England, WWII - T/Sgt. Manley A. Brekken top gunner and radio operator of the 8th AF
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Top Gunner and Radio Operator
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Top Turret Gunner on B-25
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Top Turret Gunner on B-25
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Turret Gunner on B-17
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Turret Gunner on B-17
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Dow Field, Bangor, Maine 1942 - Turret gunner aboard B-17
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Turret Gunner View 2
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England, WWII - Twin Combat Team, S/Sgts John E. and Don E. Echols in glying togs.
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Twins
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England, No date - T.Sgt. Charles A. Barbier checking the gun mount bolt on a B-17, waves to M/Sgt. George Grose as he rides by on a unicycle.
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Unicycle
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Unpacking Drop Tanks
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Unpacking Drop Tanks
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England, no date - T/Sgt. Mexico Barraza, gunner and radio operator in posistion at the waist gun of B-17
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Waist Gunner
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England - Loyal always to their plane, the ground crew of "Flying Crusader" gather together to await its return from each mission. Shown are left to right: M/Sgt John Coltran; Sgt. Eugene Hochmuth; Pvt.  Fred Hofley; Sgt. John R. Donovan; and Sgt. Frank G. O'Dierne.
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Waiting
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North Africa, WWII - Crew of the Consolidated B-24 "Wash's Tub" in North Africa
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Wash's Tub
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England , August 11, 1944 - The huge B-17 undergoing modification for combat, at an 8th AF Base depot, is jacked up. Pvt. Jack Michaelson here cleans old grease from the axle, before remounting th wheel.
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Wheel Check on B-17
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England, November 14, 1944 - North American P-51 "Willit Run?" of the 353rd Fighter Group, prior to take off with parabombs loaded under the wings.
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Willit Run?
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England - Sgt. Arthur Dwyer, Boston., Mass, works on the engine of a B-24 of the 8th AF.
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Working on an Engine
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Wrecked Japanese Planes
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Wrecked Japanese Planes
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England - M/Sgt Joseph M. Giambrone, former crew chief of the "Memphis Belle." Sgt. Giambrone is standing in front of the first B-17 Flying Fortress, "Yankee Doodle," to fly over enemy territory, in August 1942. It was then piloted by Lt. Gen. Ira C. Eaker.
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Yankee Doodle
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