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Generals Carl A Spaatz and James Doolittle talking to other USAAF officers outside of a Nissen hut.



  • Irving Brayer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Communications and Photo Officer

  • James Doolittle

    Military | General | Commanding General
    Became Commanding General of 12th AF September 1942; Commanding General of Northwest African Strategic Air Force March 1943; assumed command of 15th AF November 1943; Commanding General of 8th Air Force 6 January 1944 to 9 May 1945. Medal Of Honor for...

  • Carl Spaatz

    Military | General | Commanding General, 8th Air Force
    A few weeks after Pearl Harbor, in January 1942, General Spaatz was assigned as chief of the Army Air Force Combat Command at Washington and promoted to the temporary rank of major general. In May 1942, Spaatz was designated commander of the Eighth Air...


Date Contributor Update
26 August 2020 09:03:42 Emily Created entry with collection, caption and person associations

Photographs taken by First Lieutenant Irving Brayer, Photographic and Communications Officer of the 56th Fighter Group c. 1944, and researched and shared with the support of Peter Randall (webmaster of Little Friends) and Nathan Howland (author of 'The 8th Army Air Force in Color', Schiffer Publishing 2016)