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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

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

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

  • 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

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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