Benjamin Oliver Davis Jr. (December 18, 1912 – July 4, 2002) commander of Tuskegee Airmen 332nd Fighter Group and Edward C. Gleed of Lawrence, KS, Class 42-K, Group Operations Officer.
Title: [Col. Benjamin O. Davis, full-length portrait, and Edward C. Gleed, wearing flight gear, standing next to airplane, and looking upward, at air base at Rametti, Italy] Creator(s): Frissell, Toni, 1907-1988, photographer. Date Created / Published: [1945 March]
Medium: 1 photographic print.
Summary: Photograph shows (left) Col. Benjamin O. Davis, Commanding Officer, 332nd Fighter Group, Class 42-C; (right) Edward C. Gleed, Lawrence, KS, Class 42-K, Group Operations Officer. P-5/D in background, "Creamer's Dream," generally flown by Charles L. White, St. Louis MO, Class 44-C Ramitelli, Italy, March 1945. (Source: Tuskegee Airmen 332nd Fighter Group pilots.)
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-11759 (digital file from original neg.) LC-USZ6-2259 (b&w film copy neg.) LC-F9-02-4503-330-4 (b&w film neg.)
Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.
Call Number: LOT 12447-1 [item] [P&P] Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. Notes: Frame ET 330-4 of contact sheet. Toni Frissell Collection (Library of Congress). Copyright by Toni Frissell.
Subjects: Davis, Benjamin O.-- (Benjamin Oliver), -- 1912-2002 -- Military service. United States. -- Army Air Forces. -- Fighter Group, 332nd -- People. Fighter pilots -- American -- Italy -- 1940-1950.
Format: Group portraits--1940-1950. Photographic prints--1940-1950. Portrait photographs--1940-1950. Collections: Miscellaneous Items in High Demand.