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[Lieutenant Robert A. Wolff, Union officer in the 32nd Indiana Regiment, full-length portrait, facing front] / T.M. Schleier's Cartes de Visite Photograph Gallery, Nashville, Tenn.

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

Enid, Oklahoma. Tiger, a six-month-old Great Dane, earned his sergeant's stripes the hard way, by rousing a whole barracks of men at the Oklahoma flying school each morning. His cold nose against a soldier's cheek is the signal to get up. His master, Lieutenant Robert E. Davidson of Enid, is lifting the 125 pound Tiger into a plane

Lieutenant Robert "Rocky" Byrnes, twenty-six, Saint Louis, Missouri, flying with the 64th Squadron of the 57th Fighter Group, returning after destroying three German Messerschmitt-109s in aerial victory over the Sicilian straits on April 18, in which the 57th United States Fighter Group of the 9th Air Force destroyed seventy-four enemy planes

Lieutenant Robert "Rocky" Byrnes, twenty-six, Saint Louis, Missouri, flying with the 64th Squadron of the 57th Fighter Group, returning after destroying three German Messerschmitt-109s in aerial victory over the Sicilian straits on April 18, in which the 57th United States Fighter Group of the 9th Air Force destroyed seventy-four enemy planes

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