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Ordnance men prepare to load a 500 lb. bomb under a wing of the Republic P-47 42-75815 'Patrica Baby' of the 351st Fighter Squadron, 353rd Fighter Group at a base in England, April 1944.

From left: Sgt. Carl Trabin, Sgt. Bill Woods, S/Sgt. Rufus Blocker and Cpl. Earl Haley

NARA ref 342-FH-3A06549-69622AC.

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  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 353rd Fighter Group

    353rd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 353rd Fighter Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force on 7 June 1943. The group flew P-47 Thunderbolts, and from October 1944, P-51 Mustangs, as escorts for bombing missions across occupied Europe and to strafe targets on the ground. Tactical...

  • 351st Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

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Date Contributor Update
20 August 2019 10:39:13 fcpaauwe Changes to caption
Sources

351st FS research - Frederik Paauwe

Date Contributor Update
14 November 2016 18:38:48 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

www.fold3.com

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