The Former Quarters of the 362nd Fighter Group in Reims, France

Title

The Former Quarters of the 362nd Fighter Group in Reims, France

Subject

Before the chateau, the pilots of the 362nd Fighter Group were in tents on the edge of a forest

Description

Lodgings were not always glamorous for the 362nd Fighter Group. However, after Colonel Joseph Laughlin managed to "acquire" a chateau outside Reims, the pilots of the group were upgraded from these tents.

Source

National Museum of the United States Air Force - Research Division

Publisher

United States Air Force

Date

September 1944

Files

362nd_tents_before_chateau(2).JPG

Citation

“The Former Quarters of the 362nd Fighter Group in Reims, France,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed December 10, 2019, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/104.