Collection Item Summary:
One-half right rear view of Messerschmitt Me 262 A-2a Sturmvogel (Storm-Bird, V555, werk nr. 110655) on the ground, somewhere in Germany, 1945; aircraft is being worked on by members of the 99th Air Service Squadron, 84th Service Group, Ninth Air Force. Here, truck cranes are used to lift the aircraft; the right engine nacelle lays on the ground beneath the right wing. Master Sgt. Bill Pursley seen standing at right, hand on wing.