IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
The nose art of a P-38 Lightning nicknamed "Aunt Minnie's Bowser" of the 1st Fighter Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Bob Stevens, 27th Fighter Sqd, 1st Fighter Gp, Colerne, England, Later part 1942.'
The 1st Fighter Group were initially deployed to Britain in the summer of 1942 as part of Operation Bolero. After shuttling through a number of different bases in the UK, the Group was reassigned to the Twelfth Air Force in September 1942 and supported...
Military site : airfield
Built in 1940 as an RAF Fighter Station, with US fighters based here in late 1942.