IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
Major Hershcel H Green of the 325th Fighter Group, 15th Air Force in the cockpit of his P-47 Thunderbolt. Printed caption on reverse: 'Major Herschel H Green, 15th AAF Fighter pilot, is shown here getting ready to take off from his base in southern Italy. Major Green, the son of Mr Ted Green, [illegible]03 North 6th Street, Mayfield Kentucky, is a versatile fighter pilot, having shot down 14 enemy aircraft using three different types of planes: Thunderbolts, Warhawks and Mustangs. 317 Sqdn, 325th Fighter Group, US Air Force photo.'
The 325th was first activated as the 325th Fighter Group at Mitchel Field, New York in August 1942 with the 317th, 318th, and 319th Fighter Squadrons assigned. It trained at Hillsgrove Army Air Field with Curtiss P-40 Warhawk aircraft...
Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot - Squadron Commander
18 Victory Ace - 2nd highest score in the 15th AF. Leading ace of the 325th FG