487th Bomb Group (H)
Station 137 - Lavenham, Suffolk, UK
22-Sep-43 to 7-Nov-45

B-17 - 44-6845 838th squadron
Ground personnel of the 487th Bomb Group carry an injured airman from a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-6845).
The aircraft had just landed from a mission on 14-Feb-1945. The wounded man is T/Sgt Joseph T. Laborde of the Roberts crew. Another flight crewmember (wearing parachute harness) is following the stretcher.
Other than Laborde, the men in photo are unidentified.
(Photo from Roger Freeman collection, American Air Museum in Britain)
(Believed to have been supplied to Roger Freeman by Flight Surgeon 1st Lt Isadore Lerner, 838th Squadron)
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