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Second Lieutenant John Edmund "Jack" Russell in RAF Uniform

Jack sent this photo to his good friend Robert Rust, captioning it: 'My eyes are closed- same ways as when I'm over the target!'



  • John Russell

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    "Jack" was a good friend of my father and grandfather in Baldwin, New York. He wrote quite a handful of letters to both of them during the war. My grandfather sent him care packages to England. My father and Jack worked for the same fellow as kids....


Date Contributor Update
13 October 2020 13:00:51 Emily Created entry with caption and person associations

Image courtesy of user arborvitae, aka Wendy, who is the daughter of Jack's friend Robert Rust.

If you are interested in researching Jack's life and service, or using this image, please contact the AAM team to be put in touch with Wendy