Creator

Unknown

Date

1942

Creation Date

2008-06-13

Description

Black & White photograph montage of various shots of the United States Eighth Army Air Force, 93rd Bomb Group in England, circa 1942. The first seven images reveal life for the 93rd Bomb Group on their base. The bottom left image shows a British civilian taking a break from work and holding up an edition of the "Daily Mail" newspaper that shows the headline, "Allies Smash Casablanca Fleet", and sub-headline, "British Navy Shatters Oran Resistance." The middle bottom image shows two British women shoveling dirt. An enlisted man is being served by a gentleman running the NAAFI [Navy, Army, Air Force Institutes] canteen in the bottom right image.

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

Europe--United Kingdom--England;

Publisher Digital

Pittsburg State University, Kansas, Axe Library, Special Collections

Notes

Pittsburg State University, Special Collections, 6, Watkins, Arnold Clayton, Envelope 7, 11. 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; Soldiers--United States--Photographs; Vehicles, Military--Photographs; Military bases, American--Photographs; Navy, Army, and Air Force Institutes--Photographs; England--History--Photographs; Great Britain--History--Photographs; Newspapers--Great Britain--Photographs; World War, 1939-1945--Women--Photographs

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