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455th Bombardment Group (H)

Griffin Photos

These are photos taken by Lloyd Griffin during his tour with the 455th Bomb Group.  I was surprised to see them in color, but Kodachrome had been available since 1935.  Thanks to Wayne Griffin for submitting these.

Balls out

Ball Turret extended

Blue Danube

Blue Danube River

Bomb Bay Doors Open

Bomb bay doors open

Climbing Over The Alps

Climbing over the Alps

Dawn Take Off

Dawn take-off

Engine Change

Engine change

First Snow

First snow

Hit Going Down

Aircraft hit and going down

Loaded with Radar

Aircraft loaded with radar

Taking Off

Taking off

Winterized Tent

Winterized tent