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A F-6D Mustang (5M-A, serial number 44-14597) (photographic reconnaissance variant of a P-51D Mustang) of the 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, 9th Air Force piloted by Captain John H. Hoefker. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'P-51D (F6-D), Pilot Capt. John H. Hoefker, 15th TRS, 10th PRG, 9th AF. "Not For Publication".'

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A F-6D Mustang (5M-A, serial number 44-14597) (photographic reconnaissance modification of a P-51D Mustang) of the 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, 9th Air Force piloted by Captain John H. Hoefker. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'P-51D (F6-D), Pilot Capt. John H. Hoefker, 15th TRS, 10th PRG, 9th AF. "Not For Publication".'

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  • 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.

Aircraft

  • 44-14597

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

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 January 2016 09:53:22 neilc Changes to caption
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neil canner

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:19 AAM AAM ingest
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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