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P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 352nd Fighter Group

    352nd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...

  • 487th Fighter Squadron

People

  • James Bateman

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 352nd Fighter Group
    Assigned to 487FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. ETD. ...

  • James Graves

    Military | Colonel | Fighter Pilot | 352nd Fighter Group
    Flew P-51 'Lady Gue'

Places

  • Bodney

    Military site : airfield
    Before the Americans arrived Bodney was a grass-surfaced airfield. So when the 352nd Fighter Group arrived with heavy P-47 Thunderbolts, work was carried out to strengthen its roads and runways with steel matting, concrete and tarmac. Nissen huts also...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 January 2016 11:09:43 Pyker Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, person associations and place associations
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