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F-5E Lightnings of the 34th Reconnaissance Squadron of the 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group in flight.
The closest aircraft to the camera with tail number '28624' is F-5E serial number 43-28624 (it is missing its fiscal year designator).
The second one, with tail number '23235' is F-5E serial number 44-23235.
Handwritten caption on reverse: '19/8/44.'

IWM catalogue record

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

P-38 Lightnings, including (serial number 42-8624) and (serial number 42-3235), of the 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group in flight. Handwritten caption on reverse: '19/8/44.'

Connections

Aircraft

  • 43-28624 Margy

    F-5 Lightning

  • 44-23235 'Strato Snob'

    P-38 Lightning
    Assigned to 34th Photographic Squadron, 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, 9th Air Force. Personal aircraft of Lt Larry Schmidt.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 July 2016 11:23:12 Lucy May Changes to caption and unit associations
Sources

Changed serial numbers from 42-28624 to 43-28624 and from 42-3235 to 44-23235 after correspondence with Peter Randall of Little Friends website.
See also:
http://34th.photorecon.org/html/aircraft/F5E2LO.html

Date Contributor Update
16 July 2016 15:49:55 466thHistorian Changes to caption and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_fighters/p38_13.html

Date Contributor Update
06 July 2016 22:07:39 bombercommand Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/One384thAircraft.php?AircraftK...

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

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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