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American airmen of the 1066th Signal Company, 355th Fighter Group enjoy a drink in an English pub, 1944.

Image by Alexander "Cal" Sloan, 355th Fighter Group.

IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

American airmen enjoy a drink in an English pub.



  • 355th Fighter Group

    355th Fighter Group

    Where the 353rd Fighter Group had pioneered ground strafing techniques, it was the 355th Fighter Group who destroyed more enemy aircraft by ground strafing than any other Eighth Air Force Group. Based at Steeple Morden from July 1943 to July 1945, the...

  • 1066th Signal Company


  • Alexander Sloan

    Alexander Sloan, known as 'Cal' worked as a professional photographer, using a Zeiss Contax 35mm camera, prior to enlistment. ...


Date Contributor Update
27 May 2015 13:02:19 Emily Changes to caption, unit associations and person associations

Associated 1066th Signal Co & Sloan as the airman on the left is wearing a Radio Operator Speciality Patch , and Sloan is credited as photographer here

Date Contributor Update
27 May 2015 11:36:04 rossingtonj Changes to caption and unit associations

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Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:21 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection