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One-half right front view, close up, 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. From left to right: Staff Sgt. Herbert Bettag (standing), Sgt. Donald Hauser (kneeling on wing), Cpl. Josiah H. Tilton (?, back to camera), and Cpl. Roth (behind aircraft).

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Staff Sgt. Herbert Bettag, USAAF

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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