Collection Item Summary:
Members of the the 99th Air Service Squadron, 84th Service Group, Ninth Air Force, pose on and around the right wing of Messerschmitt Me 262 A-2a Sturmvogel (Storm-Bird, V555, werk nr. 110655) on the ground as it is being held up by a crane in right foreground, somewhere in Germany, 1945. One-half right front partial view of aircraft. Left to right: Cpl. Roth, Sgt. Donald Houser, Staff Sgt. Herbert Bettag, Sgt. Albert A. Neiles, Staff Sgt. Neil J. Williams, (kneeling) Assistant Crew Chief ReubenT. Bell, Crew Chief Cpl. Ralph Mackey, (standing on wing) Master Sgt. William T. "Bill" Pursley, Cpl. Josiah H. Tilton, (leaning against cockpit) Sgt. Ralph Stagmeyer, and Crew Chief Tech Sgt. Thomas W. Haworth.