North American P-51B Mustang FT*E 43-12375 "Bonnie B", 353rd FS, 354th FG, 9th AF. Was assigned to Capt Don M Beerbower, lost in this aircraft on 9th August 1944. KIA. MACR 8150. He was promoted to Major before his death. Photo taken at Criqueville Airfield,France (A-2).
The Group moved to England in the autumn of 1943 and was assigned to the Ninth Air Force in December 1943. The Group were the first to fly P-51 Mustangs operationally and in their bomber escort missions pushed to find the long-range limits of the...
P-51B Mustang FT*E 43-12375 "Bonnie B", 353rd FS, 354th FG, 9th AF. While on a fighter sweep in the Reims, France area he took the squadron down to strafe a German airfield. On their second pass his plane took hits in the wing and fuselage, then went...
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