"Ready in Pairs" - Bombs Ready for Action on P-47 Thunderbolts of the 362nd Fighter Group

Title

"Ready in Pairs" - Bombs Ready for Action on P-47 Thunderbolts of the 362nd Fighter Group

Subject

A pilot leans on some 1,000-lb bombs on the airfield near Reims

Description

A pilot from the 362nd Fighter Group poses for a picture with his foot on a bomb. With the caption "Ready in Pairs" on the back, it is also noted that the air strip used to be in No Man's Land during World War I.

Source

National Museum of the United States Air Force - Research Division

Publisher

United States Air Force

Date

Late October 1944

Files

362nd_No_Mans_Land_Airstrip.JPG

Citation

“"Ready in Pairs" - Bombs Ready for Action on P-47 Thunderbolts of the 362nd Fighter Group,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed April 5, 2020, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/18.