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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Heavy horses at a farm near Wormingford. Image by Robert Sand, 55th Fighter Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '5-21. On base at Wormingford. Intersect of road withpig farm & road with huts.'

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Units

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

People

  • Robert Sand

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Airplane Propeller Specialist
    SSgt 38th FS 55th FG 1942-45. From Bellingham, WA Well known for the beautiful color images he took during the war.

Locations

  • Wormingford

    Military site : airfield
    Wormingford was a Royal Flying Corps/RAF anti-Zeppelin aircraft Landing Ground First World War, rebuilt for the Eighth Air Force 1942-43. It was a Ninth Air Force base from 1943-44, and home to the 362nd Fighter Group. Switching back to the Eighth Air...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 February 2015 15:24:02 rossingtonj Changes to person associations
Sources

Associated with Robert Sand

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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