Photo provided courtesy of the United States Library of Congress.
[Black fighter pilot series--Colonel Benjamin O. Davis...
[Black fighter pilot series--Colonel Benjamin O. Davis seated with pilots at briefing in Italy]
1 photographic print.
Photograph shows, first row: 1. Hugh J. White, St. Louis, MO, 44-F; 2. Col. Benjamin O. Davis, Commanding Officer, 332nd Fighter Group, Class 42-C; 2. Conrad A. Johnson, New York, NY, 44-G; 4. Thurston L. Gaines, Freeport, NY, 44-G; 5. Robert W. Williams, Ottumwa, IA, 44-E; 6. Lewis J. Lynch, Columbus, OH, 44-F; 7. William T. Matison, Conway, AR, 42-I. Second row: 1. Rual W. Bell, Portland, OR, 44-D; 2. Elbert N. Merriweather, Jr. Brooklyn, NY, 44-G; 3. John H. Lyles, Chicago, IL, 44-G; Leland H. Pennington, Rochester, NY, 44-G; 5. unidentified; 6. unidentified; 7. James H. Fischer, Stoughton, MA, 44-G; 8. George Arnold Lynch, Valley Stream, NY, 44-F; 9. Rupert C. Johnson, Los Angeles, CA, 44-F. (Sources: Woodrow W. Crockett, 332nd Fighter Group pilot, Tuskegee Airmen.)
Toni Frissell Collection (Library of Congress).
Miscellaneous Items in High Demand
United States.--Army Air Forces.--Fighter Group, 332nd--People--1940-1950.
Davis, Benjamin O.--(Benjamin Oliver),--1912-2002--Military service.
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