Major General James Doolittle and Brigadier General HS Vandenberg of the 15th Air Force at an award ceremony. Image stamped on reverse: 'Keystone press.' [stamp], 'Not to be Published 6 Jan 1943.' [stamp] and '241880.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'GEN DOOLITTLE DECORATES HEROES IN NORTH AFRICA. Maj Gen Doolittle, American Air Chief in Tunisia awarded decorations to American pilots who distinguished themselves in recehnt air combats in North Africa. Keystone Photo shows: Major Gen Doolittle (L) and Brig Gen HS Vandenberg of Grand Rapids, Mich. Picture taken at the ceremony.'
General Bradley, General Vandenberg and Admiral Denfield at Northolt airport. Image stamped on reverse: 'International News Photos., picture by E Wing.' [stamp] Printed caption on reverse: 'US CHEIF OF STAFF ARRIVE AT NORTHOLT 2.8.42. The US Join chiefs of Staff, General Bradley, Admiral Denfield and General Vandenberg, flew into Northolt Airport tonight for talks with British Defence Chiefs. Tey will be leaving again on Friday on their fact finding tour of Europe. INP Photo Shows: Left to Right: General Bradley, General Vandenburg and Admiral Denfield on their arrival at Northolt tonight.'
Back Row L to R
Gen Hoyt S Vanderberg
P 1st Lt Royden L Lebrecht, Denison, TX
C 1st Lt Clinton H Killian, Roosevelt, Utah
N 1st Lt Grover A Zink, Qron, Kansas
B 1st Lt Albert J Mickish, Perry, OK
Lt Col Robert H Parham
Radio T/Sgt JohnR Reilly, Utica, NY
Front Row L to R
E T/Sgt Harold F Weir, Lapeer, MI
Rad Ast S/Sgt Paul E Davidson, Springfield, Mo
Ast Eng S/Sgt John A Givens Jr, Louis, Mo
Crew Chief M/Sgt Paul T Bashis, Cambridge, Mass
Tail S/Sgt John Gunnu, Albany, NY
Gunner S/Sgt Adney J Harmon, Sacco, Maine
Air Chief Marshall Sir Leigh-Mallory shown with Col. Elliot Roosevelt and Maj. Gen. Hoyt C. Vandenburg after the award of the CBE (Commander British Empire) to Col Roosevelt for his work with the Photo-reconnaissance Unit in the Mediterranean.
NASA Ref 342-FH-3A23172-53888AC.
"General Carl A Spaatz, General George Patton, General Jimmy Doolittle, Lt Gen Hoyt S Vandenburg and Maj Gen O P Weyland at Advance HQ somewhere in Europe."
Hoyt Sanford Vandenberg (January 24, 1899 – April 2, 1954) was a U.S. Air Force general, its second Chief of Staff, and second Director of Central Intelligence.
During World War II, Vandenberg was the commanding general of the Ninth Air Force, a tactical air force in England and in France, supporting the Army, from August 1944 until V-E Day. Vandenberg Air Force Base on the central coast of California is named for General Vandenberg. In 1946, he was briefly the U.S. Chief of Military Intelligence. He was the nephew of Arthur H. Vandenberg, a former U.S. Senator from Michigan.
||Milwaukee, WI, USA
||24 January 1899
January 24, 1899
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
||Washington, DC, USA
||2 April 1954
April 2, 1954, Walter Reed Medical Center, Washington DC, USA.