A Cultural Comment at the New Yorker website, July 12, 2017.
The photograph, which appeared in the program booklet for Toscanini’s 1944 Red Cross benefit at Madison Square Garden, is by Sgt. Stanley Smith. It shows a 1943 mission by the 390th Bombardment Group. See a larger image here.

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