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Captain John H. Hoefker, of the 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, 9th Air Force in the cockpit of his P-51 Mustang (5M-A, serial number 44-14597). Handwritten caption on reverse: 'John H. Hoefker. 15th TSR, 10th PRG. "Not For Publication".'



  • John Hoefker

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Captain John H Hoefker, piloted North American P-51C Mustang 42-103368 to shoot down three enemy aircraft in June 1944. He became the 10th Photo Recon Group's most successful combatant with credits of 8½ air victories.


  • 44-14597

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned 15TRS, 10PRG, 9AF USAAF.


Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:19 AAM AAM ingest

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