03 Jack and Junior in their younger days

Wingtip to Wingtip: The Batty Brothers: A Life in Pictures.

The Batty family owned a series of cameras. They took many snapshots and had their children pose in many situations. Often, they paid for pictures taken by photographers on busy city streets, a common occurrence during the Great Depression and World War Two. During training, Jack and Junior were sometimes allowed to take photographs on base. Here are a few of the best shots.
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The Battys to 1944

 
 

Basic Training, Jefferson Barracks, 1944

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Aviation Students Jack and Junior Batty
5th College Training Detachment (Aircrew)
2567th Army Air Force Base Unit College Training
Columbus, Ohio
18 April 1944 - 29 June 1944

 
 
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Privates Jack and Junior Batty
2524th Army Air Forces Base Unit
O.L.T. Detachment Section B
Independence Army Air Field, Independence, Kansas
30 June 1944 - 08 August 1944
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Air Cadets Jack and Junior Batty
San Antonio Aviation Cadet Center, San Antonio, Texas
Lackland Air Force Base, Group Y, Squadron 288
Randolph AFB, Group H, Squadron 70, Class 45-D
09 August 1944 – 01 February 1945

 
 
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Aviation Cadets Jack and Junior Batty
Primary and Basic Flight School
Goodfellow Field, San Angelo, Texas
02 February 1945 – 28 June 1945