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World War II era bomber named the "Curly Bird", circa 1944

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Summary:A man standing next to a World War II era bomber named the "Curly Bird," writing on the plane reads: "We're placing a lot of dependence in Curly as always [signed] Jack," a message written on the photograph reads: "This plane had a 3" shell go through it on a bombing run over Iwo, but no one was hurt. Byrd Luck!", circa 1944.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Temporal subject: 1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:College Park
Topical subjects:Airplanes
Bombers
World War, 1939-1945
Byrd, Harry Clifton, 1889-1970
ArchivesUM location:Harry Clifton Byrd papers
  • series 7
  • box 3
  • accession 72-4
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:University of Maryland
War, Military
University AlbUM Browse terms:People
Collection:University AlbUM
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