IWM catalogue record
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P-51 Mustang (CY-Q, serial number 44-14175), named "Cherry", of the 343rd Fighter Squadron, 55th Fighter Group. This aircraft was flown by First Lieutenant Richard G. Gibbs, who flew with the 55th FG between December 1944 and May 1945.
The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...