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44-72203

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 78th Fighter Group

    78th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 78th Fighter Group was initially based at Goxhill but moved to Duxford in April 1943 and stayed there until October 1945. It flew all three of the USAAF's principal fighters. On D-Day every available Thunderbolt provided air cover to the Allied...

  • 84th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Thomas Thain

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 78th Fighter Group

Places

  • Duxford

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Duxford, now a museum and still a working airfield, was operated by the USAAF from 1943 to 1945. The base was briefly the home of the 350th Fighter Group in late 1942, but it was not until April 1943 that it became a fully American station when the...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 October 2014 09:31:08 Pyker Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
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Added aircfaft serial and details as it was erroniously previously associated with John Landers.

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