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44-72082

P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 504FS, 339FG, 8AF USAAF.

Service

Units

  • 339th Fighter Group

    339th Fighter Group

    Group
    In the years before deployment to the UK, the Group had been designated as a Bombardment Group (Dive) and trained in A-24 and A-25 dive-bombers and P-39 Airacobras. When, in April 1944, they joined the Eighth Air Force in Britain though, the pilots...

  • 504th Fighter Squadron
  • 8th Air Force

People

  • Gordon Chenez

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 339th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 504FS, 339FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited with 2 x destroyed [Grd] and 2 x damaged [Grd]. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Places

  • Fowlmere

    Military site : airfield
    Just as nearby Duxford was known as the 'Duck pond' by American airmen, so Fowlmere was known as 'the Hen Puddle' because of the wet conditions that pervaded the bases during the winter of 1943-1944. The 339th Fighter Group had no choice but to persist...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Inglewood, CA, USA 1944

Built at North American.

Delivered Edwards AFB, CA, USA 1944

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Fowlmere, Royston SG8, UK 1944

Assigned to 504FS, 339FG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 January 2018 20:59:32 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
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