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This is a photograph of the British Royal Air Force plane flown by Robert S. Raymond. The plane's logo was a Jayhawk standing on a bomb. The bomb doors were damaged over Hamburg, Germany. In the spring of 1940, he joined the American Volunteer Ambulance Corps and went to France. He drove ambulances into unoccupied France where they became trapped by the German army and escaped through Spain and Portugal. Raymond traveled to England where he joined the Royal Air Force and became a bomber pilot. Later, he was transferred to the United States Army Air Force in England and shipped back the U. S. where he learned to fly B-17s and B-24s. This photograph appears in Diary Of A Volunteer, 1940-1943, by Robert S. Raymond.

Creator: Raymond, Robert S
Date: 1943

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Item Number: 306029
Call Number: K B R217 v.2, opposite page 249
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 306029

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