Lt. Thomas Crew ETO 1945, Jack Butler holding paper, On Hardstand, Fueling Bomber, Final Briefing
Notes: Crews had to sign for the escape kits. If their bomber did not go down, escape kits were returned. They included drugs, money, etc. that needed to be held accountable.
Notes: Airmen wearing sheepskin hats. In different kind of chairs made of fabric.
Notes: Some on far right look terrified. Some on left smiling. Some with arms around each other. Some with arms crossed. Do appear to be listening intently.
Notes: Maps in background show topography of German cities. One man smoking w/ Mae West on. Second pointing intently at map.
Instruction on Finer Points of Formation Flying to Bring .50 Cal Machine Guns in Interlacing Pattern
Notes: Bomb Group not noted. Shows combat box. Right before going on mission. All dress in flying clothes.
Notes: Note projector. Very full room. Some have papers/packages of papers. Notice pistol strung on pants.
Notes: Massive map in briefing room. Shows arrows detailing exact route, as well as info about rendez-vous and where that should happen.
Notes: Projector in middle of aisle (probably to show maps/strike photos). Screen that can be pulled down over map for projector. Black curtains pulled open. Used stick to point along route. Map on stand shows assemby points for formation.