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

Colchester Castle. Image by Robert Sand, 55th Fighter Group. Written on slide casing: 'Colchester castle.'

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  • 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
    Robert Sand was responsible for the maintenance and repair of fighter aircraft. As a specialist in propeller mechanics, Sand performed a crucial role in ensuring that the engine was running correctly. He felt personally accountable for the safe return...

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Date Contributor Update
26 February 2015 14:47:25 rossingtonj Changes to place associations
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Place association

Date Contributor Update
26 February 2015 12:47:41 Lucy May Changes to person associations
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Associated to Robert Sand based on information in the caption.

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

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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