Last minute flight preparations

An American flying squadron in India. Last minute instructions before “Chastity Chariot” takes to the air. Shown, left to right are: Lieutenant Jack O. McReynolds of Dallas, Texas, Lieutenant Richard J. Taylor of Redlands, California and Lieutenant H.W. Gessner of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Today it was “Mac’s” turn to “take her off” with Gessner as co-pilot. — December 1942 — Office of War Information