Creator

Unknown

Date

1942

Creation Date

2008-06-13

Description

Black & White photograph of the United States Eighth Army Air Force, 93rd Bomb Group, service personnel getting ready to depart Barksdale Field outside of Shreveport, Louisiana, to Fort Myers, Florida, on May 14, 1942. The typewritten article below the image describes the conditions at Fort Myers while the 93rd is stationed there and receiving a citation for sinking a German submarine, claimed by Lt. John L. Jerkstad [Jerstad]. The 93rd departed for Alconbury, England on August 13, 1942.

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

United States--Louisiana--Caddo--Shreveport

Publisher Digital

Pittsburg State University, Kansas, Axe Library, Special Collections

Notes

Pittsburg State University, Special Collections, 6, Watkins, Arnold Clayton, Envelope 7, 03. Contributed by Joan F. Watkins.

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Keywords

World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American--Photographs; United States. Army Air Forces--History--Photographs; Military bases, American--Photographs; Soldiers--United States--Photographs

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