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A P-40E Warhawk ('U', serial number 41-35934) of a HQ flight of aircraft in 1943. The HQ flight was a part of VIII Bomber Command, a component of the 1942-44 Eighth Air Force, and forerunner of the more famous 1944-onwards Eighth Air Force. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'P04E. VIII BC. 41-35934? HQ Flt. 1943.'

Major Glenn E. Hagenbuch, 303rd Bomb Group, 427th BS B-17 Pilot and 427th BS Commanding Officer, completed 25 missions on 29 June 1943. He was killed in the crash of P-40 41-35934 during a short flight in England, which occurred 8.5 miles north of Bovingdon, UK on 9 October 1943.

IWM catalogue record

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

A P-40E Warhawk ('U', serial number 41-35934) of a HQ flight of aircraft in 1943. The HQ flight was a part of VIII Bomber Command, a component of the 1942-44 Eighth Air Force, and forerunner of the more famous 1944-onwards Eighth Air Force. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'P04E. VIII BC. 41-35934? HQ Flt. 1943.'

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Date Contributor Update
06 May 2016 19:26:22 glm303 Changes to caption
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Gary L Moncur
303rd BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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