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43-12410

P-51 Mustang

1Lt Bill Davis-pilot, SSgt Dick Herman-crew chief, Sgt Hodges-armorer
First P-51 to fly 50 combat missions.
Later transferred to the 67th TRG

Service

Units

  • 354th Fighter Group

    354th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in the autumn of 1943 and was assigned to the Ninth Air Force in December 1943. The Group were the first to fly P-51 Mustangs operationally and in their bomber escort missions pushed to find the long-range limits of the...

  • 355th Fighter Squadron

People

  • William Davis

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot 1055 single engine | 354th Fighter Group
    Flight leader 355th FS 354th FG 4 confirmed kills (2 1/2 FW-190s + 1 1/2 ME-109s) +1 probable + 6 damaged air-to-air. Lt Col USAF retired First pilot to fly 50 P-51 combat missions.....

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 September 2019 19:58:01 fugari Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, unit associations, person associations and media associations
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JCook Photo Collection & Archives

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