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Personnel of the 344th Bomb Group queue for food from a tented mess hall. Image by Jack K Havener, 344th Bomb Group.. Associated caption: 'Crews eating after mission. No mess hall built as yet. Tents housed some crews and personnel. GI facing camera is S/Sgt Wojack who painted many of the 479th's nose art gems. Nov 1944.'
Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
Jack K Havener (1920–2011) flew B-26 Marauders with the 344th Bomb Group. He completed 68 combat missions in the medium bombers, many of them from Stansted. Among the medals awarded to Havener was the Distinguished Flying Cross – given to an American...
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection