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Six black and white photos of B-24 nose art.

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Seven black and white photos of 5th Air Force activities in the Southwest Pacific.

Four photos display B-24s, including UNCLE SAM (42-72811) and 42-73482, both of which were destroyed in duty.

The third photo in the first column show Bob Hope's…

A photo of 2nd Lt. Orvis L. Cason in front of HEAVENLY BODY following a 14 October 1944 mission against the Japanese-held oil reservoirs near Balikpapan, Borneo.

A photo of Pilot Thomas P. Russell in front of SWAMP ANGEL. Lts. Orvis L. Cason, George Weston, and Joe Camelio were all a part of Lt. Russell's crew.

A photo of 2nd Lt. Orvis L. Cason in front of B-24 #395 at Nadzab, New Guinea. This photo was taken by an Army photographer and later published. B-24 #395 was later named BOB'S HOPE in honor of the entertainer.

A photo 2nd Lt. Cason overseeing the unpacking of SWAMP ANGEL.

A photo of 2nd Lt. Orvis L. Cason and his crewmates in front of HIP PARADE.

Back row (from left): Pilot Thomas P. Russell II (Hayti, MO), Co-Pilot George Weston (Laketown, UT), Navigator Joseph A. Camelio (Rochester, NY), Bombardier Orvis L.…

A photo of B-24 HEAVENLY BODY taken at Nadzab, New Guinea, most likely in the Fall of 1944.

A photo 2nd Lt. Orvis L. Cason and Lt. George Weston of Laketown, UT, co-pilot on Lt. Cason's crew, posing in front of a B-24 displaying the squadron insignia.

A photo of Lt. Joe Camelio in front of SWAMP ANGEL, the B-24 on which Lt. Camelio and 2nd Lt. Orvis L. Cason flew many missions. The words, "Little Joe," painted below the navigator's window, was Lt. Camelio's nickname.