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A P-51 Mustang (SX-B_, serial number 44-14095) nicknamed "Little Midget (Missy)" of the 353rd Fighter Group, flown by Lieutenant James G Bartley.

Photograph taken by James "Jim" Bartley

IWM catalogue record

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

A P-51 Mustang (SX-B_, serial number 44-14095) nicknamed "Little Midget (Missy)" of the 353rd Fighter Group, flown by Lieutenant James G Bartley. Written on slide casing: 'Bartley.'

Connections

Units

  • 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...

People

  • James Bartley

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 352FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. End Tour Duty (ETD). ...

Aircraft

  • 44-14095 'Little Midget' 'My Little Angel'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 352FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Lt James G Bartley. Transferred to 3rd Scouting Force, 8AF USAAF. Flown by Lt Anthony M Klasinski 3rd Scouting Force on 3-Feb-45.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 February 2020 15:46:53 Emily Changes to caption and person associations
Sources

Historian Graham Cross informed me that the photos supplied to him from Jim Bartley, their creator, and copied by Roger Freeman in the 1990s.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:14 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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