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Lt Col 'Bitchin' Ben S Irvin, Commander of the 382nd FS 363rd FG, Maupertuis Airfield A-15 France, July 1944 P-51D serial 44-13575.

Connections

Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 363rd Fighter Group

    363rd Fighter Group

    Group
    Equipped with P-51s, the Group entered combat from England in February 1944, flying bomber escort and ground-strafing missions. They took part in the invasion of Normandy, protecting gliders and troop carriers on 6 and 7 June. In September 1944, now...

  • 382nd Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-13575 'Penny'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Lt Harry E Dugan. Transferred to 382FS, 363FG, 9AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Lt Col Ben S Irvin.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 June 2016 12:17:41 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/usa/aircrafts-2-3/p-51-mustang/lt...

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