Photo shows 9 men in Army Air Forces uniforms, kneeling on the ground next to their plane. The crew leader has a notebook open on the ground and they are gathered around. Photo caption reads: World War II European Theatre of operations. Paul Halttunen kneeling in center, front row. Paul was a gunner on this B-17G model called the "Liberty Bell." Picture was taken in England around 1945. Paul was a member of a heavy bombardment group with the 8th Air Force.
Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; World War, 1939-1945; Gunners, Aerial -- Photographs; B-17 bomber; United States -- Army Air Forces; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Men -- Photographs
Portrait photographs; Group portraits; Military personnel; Flight crews
Halttunen, Paul; Liberty Belle; England; Heavy Bombardment Group; 8th Air Force; Flying Fortress
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Demmons, Jack L.
Bonner School District #14; University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
Original photoboards scanned using a Colortrac Ltd. 5480e wide format scanner at 600 ppi. Images cropped to individual master TIFFs. Derivative images created using Photoshop CS2.
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