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42-83873

P-51 Mustang

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  • 27th Fighter Group

    27th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 27th went through two different incarnations during the Second World War. As the 27th Bombardment Group it fought in the Philippines and Java in 1941-42. It was then reformed in the US and sent to North Africa, where it eventually became the 27th...

  • 523rd Fighter Squadron

    523rd Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    Formed as a B-18 Bolo bombardment squadron under Third Air Force in Louisiana during 1940. Re-equipped with A-24 Dauntless Dive Bombers, then in late 1941, ordered to Seventh Air Force in the Philippines in response to the growing crisis in the Pacific...

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Date Contributor Update
07 December 2016 00:29:02 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, unit associations and place associations
Sources

"Air Stories - 12th and 15th Air Forces" - Gerard Paloque
page 41

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