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State Archives of Florida
97th Bombardment Group in a "V for Victory" formation at Sarasota Army Air Field.
Michael Drake collection
Accompanying note: "Pictured here are members of the 97th Bombardment group in a 'V for Victory' formation, along with some of their belongings. The tents seen in the background served as a temporary barracks before permanent buildings were constructed at a later date. They deployed from Sarasota in May 1942 to join the 8th Air Force in Europe."
"The donor, Michael J. Drake, received this photo from Francis Patten of Franklin Furnace, Ohio."
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97th Bombardment Group in a "V for Victory" formation at Sarasota Army Air Field. 1942. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/294446>, accessed 26 February 2024.
97th Bombardment Group in a "V for Victory" formation at Sarasota Army Air Field. 1942. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/294446>