US airman with pants pulled down, the number 25 painted on back, Thurleigh Airfield
Gift of Helen Haynes in Memory of Wyndom S. Haynes
Photograph. US airman with pants pulled down, the number 25 painted on back and more paint on rear. Painted on him after his completion of twenty-five combat missions in a B-17 Flying Fortress. Personal caption on photo reverse: "The way some the boy get painted up after they finish." Thurleigh Airfield, near Bedford, England. 1944-45
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Items from the service of Wyndom S. Haynes, who was from Mathews, Virginia. Haynes was born in 1919. He enlisted in the US Air Force on September 24, 1941. He served with the 369th Bombardment Squadron, 306th Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force in the European Theatre. Collection consists of 300 photos, ten documents, and five objects related to Wyndom Haynes' service.
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