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IWM catalogue record

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

Swans on the Stour River, May 17 1945. Image by Robert Sand, 55th Fighter Group. Written on slide casing: 'Wild Swans, Stour river esturary, May 17 1945.'



  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter 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...


  • 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.


Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:17 AAM AAM ingest

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