Black & White photograph montage of various shots of the United States Army Air Force, 93rd Bomb Group, 409th Bomb Squadron, circa 1942-1943, getting ready for an aerial bombing mission. Military personnel are studying maps; checking weather instruments; attending a briefing; and loading bombs into a Consolidated B-24 Liberator bomber, Serial No. 41-23734. The ground crew is fueling a Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy bomber and checking one of the engines in the bottom images.
Arnold Clayton Watkins World War II Photograph Collection, 1942-1945
SpC MS 0006
Pittsburg State University, Kansas, Axe Library, Special Collections
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; Bombers--United States--Photographs; B-24 Bomber--Photographs