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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.'

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Units

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force

    Command
    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 325th Fighter Group

    325th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 325th was first activated as the 325th Fighter Group at Mitchel Field, New York in August 1942 with the 317th,[7] 318th,[8] and 319th Fighter Squadrons[9] assigned. It trained at Hillsgrove Army Air Field with Curtiss P-40 Warhawk aircraft[10]...

People

  • Herschel Green

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot - Squadron Commander
    18 Victory Ace - 2nd highest score in the 15th AF. Leading ace of the 325th FG ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:15 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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