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Major Donald S Bryan's final assigned aircraft with the 352nd Fighter Group. This aircraft was delivered in early April 1945, shortly before Major Bryan comopleted his tour of duty and rotated home. 44-72921 PE-B was named "Little One IV".

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Units

  • 352nd Fighter Group

    352nd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...

  • 328th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Donald Bryan

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot
    Don S Bryan served as pilot with the 352nd Fighter Group. He became an ace in one day with 6 air victories. ...

  • Kirke Noyes

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Crew Chief
    Kirke Noyes served as Crew Chief with the 328th Fighter Squadron of the 352nd Fighter Group. He was Crew Chief for at least on of Don S Bryan's aircraft. ...

Aircraft

Locations

  • Bodney

    Military site : airfield
    Before the Americans arrived Bodney was a grass-surfaced airfield. So when the 352nd Fighter Group arrived with heavy P-47 Thunderbolts, work was carried out to strengthen its roads and runways with steel matting, concrete and tarmac. Nissen huts also...

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Date Contributor Update
08 June 2015 21:20:21 Pyker Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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