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44-63739

P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 2nd Scouting Force, 8AF USAAF. Initially as Capt Richard M Dillon's A/C, re-assigned to Lt William H Bancroft.

Service

Units

  • 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. ...

  • 2nd Scouting Force

People

  • William Bancroft

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 355th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 355FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 2nd Scouting Force, 355FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 4MRRU. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Richard Dillon

    Military | First Lieutenant | 355th Fighter Group

  • Wilfred Nelson

    Military | 355th Fighter Group

Places

  • Steeple Morden

    Military site : airfield
    Originally used from 1940 as a small, grass airfield, satellite for nearby RAF Bassingbourn, Steeple Morden was allocated to the Eighth Air Force in August 1942 as a potential bomber base. It was used briefly by the 3rd Photographic Group during the...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 May 2016 18:23:11 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, unit associations, person associations and place associations
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