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44-14095

P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 352FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Lt James G Bartley. Transferred to 3rd Scouting Force, 8AF USAAF. Flown by Lt Anthony M Klasinski 3rd Scouting Force on 3-Feb-45.

Service

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

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

  • 353rd Fighter Group

    353rd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 353rd Fighter Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force on 7 June 1943. The group flew P-47 Thunderbolts, and from October 1944, P-51 Mustangs, as escorts for bombing missions across occupied Europe and to strafe targets on the ground. Tactical...

  • 3rd Scouting Force

    3rd Scouting Force

    Group
    The 3rd Scouting Force was unique in that it operated P-51s and B-17s simultaneously, flying weather reconnaissance and escort missions for the 8th Air Force's Bomb Groups. ...

  • 352nd Fighter Squadron

People

  • James Bartley

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter pilot | 353rd Fighter Group
    Assigned to 352FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. End Tour Duty (ETD). ...

  • Anthony Klasinski

    Military | First Lieutenant | 385th Bomb Group

Places

  • Raydon

    Military site : airfield
    Although never used as such, Raydon was built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, with three concrete runways, 50 loop and one pan hardstandings, and two dispersed T2 hangars. Initially on loan to the Ninth Air Force, it was first...

  • Wormingford

    Military site : airfield
    Wormingford was a Royal Flying Corps/RAF anti-Zeppelin aircraft Landing Ground First World War, rebuilt for the Eighth Air Force 1942-43. It was a Ninth Air Force base from 1943-44, and home to the 362nd Fighter Group. Switching back to the Eighth Air...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Inglewood, CA, USA 1944

Built at North American.

Delivered California, USA 1944

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Raydon, Ipswich IP7, UK 1944

Assigned to 352FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF.

Transferred Wormingford, Colchester CO6, UK 1944

Transferred to 3rd Scouting Force, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2016 20:22:47 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
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