12th Air Force WWII
PHOTOS (unless noted otherwise) are from
Site Edited and Maintained by his son-in-law Doug Cook Jan. 2007
Contacts from 97th BG and 414th Squadron Welcome!
During the time
frame Bill Ross was in
Winston Churchill in 97th BS Mission Briefing
Seated on Churchill’s left is Sir Alan Brooke- Chief Imperial Staff
In August 1939 Brooke was
appointed head of Southern Command and on the outbreak of the Second World War went
to France as a
member of the British
Expeditionary Force under General John Gort. In June
1940 Brooke played a leading role in the evacuation of British troops at Dunkirk.Brooke
Rollout for Takeoff on Steel Mat Runway
414th Squadron S-2 Military Intelligence- Bomb target Recon.
Target? German plane? Come and get it!!
Home, Sweet Home
Bill Ross lamented that he had to brush his teeth with a stick (miswak)- a Middle-east tradition!
Local Bedoin Herder