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

A map of the United States painted onto the wall of Rec Hall of the 8th Air Force Service Command. Photo By Lieutenant Theodore G. Wurm of the 2nd Air Division. Written on slide casing: 'USA map- Rec Hall AAF 571, Peyton, England, 1945. 8th AFSC (Service Command) -Supply Depot- Art work: Sgt Tony Lipsky.'



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 2nd Air Division

    2nd Air Division

    In December 1944, the 2nd Bomb Division was redesginated the 2nd Air Division.


  • Theodore Wurm

    Military | First Lieutenant | Information & Education Officer
    First U. S. Army Air Corps unit to land in ETO. Had been training at McClellan Field for Australia service. Landed in U. K. on May 15, 1942 and returned to the U. S. on November 15, 1945 (3. 5 years). Terminal leave promotion to Captain 'Foreign...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:35:14 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection