Photo of Sgt. Russell I. Ely with flight crew in front of B-24 bomber

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Title

Photo of Sgt. Russell I. Ely with flight crew in front of B-24 bomber

Subject

WWII
World War II
US AAF
Decatur, IL.

Description

WWII - Herald and Review Library; unused. Official photograph from Base Photo Section, Gowen Field, Idaho. distribution and reproduction prohibited without permission from War Department. Note on back: "Headquarters 212th AAF Base Unit (COTS) (H), Office of the Public Relations Officer, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho. 25 July 1944. Immediate Release cutline: All american Combat team ready for action. Sergeant Russell Ely, (first from left front row) formerly of Decatur, Illinois, and now an engineer on a B-24 bomber, is shown with the rest of his crew after completing training in the Second Air Force at Gowen Field, Idaho. The sergeant is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley D. Ely of 1161 E. Johns Street, Decatur, Illinois. The sergeant and other members of the crew are scheduled some time in the near future to go overseas and do their part in a combat area. Sergeant Ely, before he entered the armed forces was employed by the General Electric Co. in Bridgeport, Conn. (Official photo of the U. S. Army Air Forces."

Creator

U. S. Army Air Forces

Source

Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

9/26/1944

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public for more information.

Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF192

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

10 x 7.75"

Files

AF192-WWII_ELY, RUSSELL, FRONT ROW LEFT, 9-26-1944.jpg

Citation

U. S. Army Air Forces, “Photo of Sgt. Russell I. Ely with flight crew in front of B-24 bomber,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed August 7, 2020, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/186.