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380th AEW Photos

There is always a first: The 1st Expeditionary Rescue Group Activation

U.S. Air Force Museum photo, probably taken in January 1945, shows Lt. Carter Harman (standing left), with ground crew, including his crew-chief/mechanic, Sgt. Jim Phelan (front row right). Lt. Frank Peterson, a veteran R-4 test pilot who performed a later epic Burma rescue mission with a YR-4B, stands beside Lt. Harman.

PHOTO BY: U.S. Air Force Museum photo
VIRIN: 150903-F-ZZ999-001.JPG
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