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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

P-51 Mustangs, including (HO-A, serial number 44-13530) nicknamed "Millie", of the 352nd Fighter Group lined up at Bodney. Written on slide casing: '487 FS/ 352 FG Bodney.'

Connections

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...

  • 487th Fighter Squadron
  • 8th Air Force

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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 October 2017 13:58:06 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations
Sources

Roger Freeman Photo.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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