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P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 357th Fighter Group

    357th Fighter Group

    The 357th Fighter Group was the first P-51 Mustang Group in the Eighth Air Force, training with them from November 1943 at Raydon, England and entering combat with them in the February of the following year from their new base at Leiston. The Group was...

  • 364th Fighter Squadron


  • Louis Fecher

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 357th Fighter Group
    .5 victory on 20 June 1944


  • Leiston

    Military site : airfield
    Leiston's location only three miles from the North Sea Coast made it ideal as a Fighter Group air base whose job would be to escort bombers across the sea and over occupied Europe. The air base also witnessed the arrival of many very damaged Allied...


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Date Contributor Update
16 September 2017 20:36:10 Al_Skiff Changes to description, unit associations and media associations

Date Contributor Update
28 July 2016 22:26:39 466thHistorian Changes to production block number, manufacturer and unit associations

Date Contributor Update
14 July 2015 10:52:25 jrugman Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, nicknames, markings, unit associations, person associations and place associations

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