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44-14673

P-51 Mustang

Assigned 350FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF.

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. ...

  • 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...

  • 350th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Gerald Devine

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 353rd Fighter Group
    Flew with Canadian Royal Air Force, then joined American Army Air Force in 1944 was in 353rd FG/350th FS/then transferred to Pacific theater after completing duty in Europe. Went into the Army Helicopter Service and served 2 tours in the Vietnam War....

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...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 October 2017 15:24:51 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
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