A German POW Among the 362nd Fighter Group

Title

A German POW Among the 362nd Fighter Group

Subject

The pilots of the 362nd stayed in these tents outside Reims before moving into the chateau, with a little help from a German POW

Description

According to the caption on this photo, a German POW is directed to dig a latrine for the 362nd Fighter Group near their tents. Note the soldier on the far left, his guard. You can just make out a smirk on the face of the seated airman. The caption also states that these were the pilots' tents before they moved into the chateau.

Source

National Museum of the United States Air Force - Research Division

Publisher

United States Air Force

Date

September - November 1944

Files

362nd_tents_before_chateau.JPG

Citation

“A German POW Among the 362nd Fighter Group,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed April 5, 2020, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/21.