Creator

Unknown

Date

1943-1945

Creation Date

2008-06-13

Description

Black & White photograph of seven unidentified United States Army Air Force personnel surveying a wrecked German Messerschmitt 109 fighter plane at the Gambut, Libya, airfield in Northern Africa, circa 1943-1945. There are three Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy bombers sitting in the background of the photo.

Digital Collection

Arnold Clayton Watkins World War II Photograph Collection, 1942-1945

Collection Number

SpC MS 0006

Finding Aid

https://digitalcommons.pittstate.edu/fa/3/

Object Type

Photograph

Image Format

Still Image

Location

Africa--Libya

Publisher Digital

Pittsburg State University, Kansas, Axe Library, Special Collections

Notes

Pittsburg State University, Special Collections, 6, Watkins, Arnold Clayton, Envelope 6, 06. Contributed by Joan F. Watkins.

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Keywords

United States. Army Air Forces--History--Photographs; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, German--Photographs; Messerschmitt 109 (Fighter planes)--Photographs; Bombers--United States--Photographs; B-24 Bomber--Photographs; Soldiers--United States--Photographs; World War, 1939-1945--Africa, North--Photographs; Africa, North--History--Photographs

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