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P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 325th Fighter Group

    325th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 325th was first activated as the 325th Fighter Group at Mitchel Field, New York in August 1942 with the 317th,[7] 318th,[8] and 319th Fighter Squadrons[9] assigned. It trained at Hillsgrove Army Air Field with Curtiss P-40 Warhawk aircraft[10]...

  • 317th Fighter Squadron

    317th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 317th Fighter Squadron was activated on 1 July 1942 at Theodore Green Airport, Providence, Rhode Island, as part of the 325th Fighter Group, the "Checker Tails". After six months of intensive training in the P-40 Warhawk, the 317th embarked for...

People

  • Herschel Green

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot - Squadron Commander | 325th Fighter Group
    18 Victory Ace - 2nd highest score in the 15th AF. Leading ace of the 325th FG ...

Places

Events

Event Location Date
Flak Damaged/Salvaged 71010 Lesina FG, Italy 21 November 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 November 2016 17:35:42 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, markings, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

"Checkertails" - Ernest McDowell
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