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[Fifth Avenue at Fifty-seventh Street, north to Central Park, New York City]

Lieutenant Robert "Rocky" Byrnes (in the plane), twenty-six, Saint Louis, Missouri, flying with the Sixty-fourth Squadron of the Fifty-seventy Fighter Group is seen here as he landed after destroying three ME-109's. The Fifty-seventh United States Fighter Group of the Ninth Air Force destroyed seventy-four enemy planes in the same action. Lieutenant Byrnes now has four enemy fighter planes to his credit. He was a pro baseball player with Cincy farm system before the war. Captain Carl A. Nelson, Los Angeles, California, intelligence agen for Sixty-fourth, getting details of Byrnes' part in action

Archbishop Francis J. Spellman of New York, on his recent tour of North African battlefronts, said mass for the men at the Fifty-seventh Fighter Group of the United States Army Ninth Air Force. This Air Force group is located "somewhere in Tunisia" and they are the boys who scored the biggest victory in the history of aviation, knocking almost 100 Axis transports and fighters out of the skies on one engagement. The archbishop held mass in a plane revetment at the Fifty-Seventh fighter base. The altar was set up and mass held on the spot. He said mass whenever and wherever there were boys who were interested in hearing one. Attendants at the mass were Major C.H. Logue, Catholic priest from Cleveland, Ohio, and Capptain J.E. McCarrity, Paulist priest from New York City and Air Force chaplain. They are seen in some of the pictures

Archbishop Francis J. Spellman of New York, on his recent tour of North African battlefronts, said mass for the men at the Fifty-seventh Fighter Group of the United States Army Ninth Air Force. This Air Force group is located "somewhere in Tunisia" and they are the boys who scored the biggest victory in the history of aviation, knocking almost 100 Axis transports and fighters out of the skies on one engagement. The archbishop held mass in a plane revetment at the Fifty-Seventh fighter base. The altar was set up and mass held on the spot. He said mass whenever and wherever there were boys who were interested in hearing one. Attendants at the mass were Major C.H. Logue, Catholic priest from Cleveland, Ohio, and Capptain J.E. McCarrity, Paulist priest from New York City and Air Force chaplain. They are seen in some of the pictures

Archbishop Francis J. Spellman of New York, on his recent tour of North African battlefronts, said mass for the men at the Fifty-seventh Fighter Group of the United States Army Ninth Air Force. This Air Force group is located "somewhere in Tunisia" and they are the boys who scored the biggest victory in the history of aviation, knocking almost 100 Axis transports and fighters out of the skies on one engagement. The archbishop held mass in a plane revetment at the Fifty-Seventh fighter base. The altar was set up and mass held on the spot. He said mass whenever and wherever there were boys who were interested in hearing one. Attendants at the mass were Major C.H. Logue, Catholic priest from Cleveland, Ohio, and Capptain J.E. McCarrity, Paulist priest from New York City and Air Force chaplain. They are seen in some of the pictures

Exterminators lived up to their name. Lieutenant John Stefanik (left) of Chicopee, Massachusetts, and Lieutenant Charles Leaf, of South Orange, New Jersey, display the insignia of their Sixty-Sixth Squadron, one of the units of the Fifty-Seventh Fighter Group, United States Air Force. When the Fifty-Seventh knocked seventy-four Axis planes out of the skies in one air battle, the Exterminators accounted for more that twenty-five

Archbishop Francis J. Spellman of New York, on his recent tour of North African battlefronts, said mass for the men at the Fifty-seventh Fighter Group of the United States Army Ninth Air Force. This Air Force group is located "somewhere in Tunisia" and they are the boys who scored the biggest victory in the history of aviation, knocking almost 100 Axis transports and fighters out of the skies on one engagement. The archbishop held mass in a plane revetment at the Fifty-Seventh fighter base. The altar was set up and mass held on the spot. He said mass whenever and wherever there were boys who were interested in hearing one. Attendants at the mass were Major C.H. Logue, Catholic priest from Cleveland, Ohio, and Capptain J.E. McCarrity, Paulist priest from New York City and Air Force chaplain. They are seen in some of the pictures

Lieutenant Robert Byrnes, twenty-six, Saint Louis, Missouri, who now has three ME-109 emeny fighter planes to his credit, is shown here with Major Glade B. Bilby of Skidmore, Missouri, as the pass some time with a checker game. Major Bilby is commanding officer of Sixty-Fourth fighter squadron of the Fifty-Seventh fighter group

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Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY

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