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Colonel Herschel H. Green, of the 317th Fighter Squadron, 325th Fighter Group, 306th Fighter Wing, 15th Air Force stands by the cockpit of his P-51B Mustang. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'P-51B, Col. H.H. Green. J.C.'

P-51C-1-NT #42-103324 Code: #11
325th FG - 317th FS - 15th AF

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Colonel Herschel H. Green, of the 317th Fighter Squadron, 325th Fighter Group, 306th Fighter Wing, 15th Air Force stands by the cockpit of his P-51B Mustang. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'P-51B, Col. H.H. Green. J.C.'

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Units

  • 325th Fighter Group

    325th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 325th was first activated as the 325th Fighter Group at Mitchel Field, New York in August 1942 with the 317th,[7] 318th,[8] and 319th Fighter Squadrons[9] assigned. It trained at Hillsgrove Army Air Field with Curtiss P-40 Warhawk aircraft[10]...

  • 317th Fighter Squadron

    317th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 317th Fighter Squadron was activated on 1 July 1942 at Theodore Green Airport, Providence, Rhode Island, as part of the 325th Fighter Group, the "Checker Tails". After six months of intensive training in the P-40 Warhawk, the 317th embarked for...

  • 15th Air Force

People

  • Herschel Green

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot - Squadron Commander
    18 Victory Ace - 2nd highest score in the 15th AF. Leading ace of the 325th FG ...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 November 2016 17:27:38 466thHistorian Changes to caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

"Checkertails" - Ernest McDowell
Page 61

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:20 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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