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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.

A P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft WZ-Z of the 78th Fighter Group. Alongside, is a Lockheed Hudson aircraft in Royal Air Force markings. Handwritten on slide casing:"WZ Z Bassingbourn W.D. Pulliam"

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Units

  • 78th Fighter Group

    78th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 78th Fighter Group was initially based at Goxhill but moved to Duxford in April 1943 and stayed there until October 1945. The 78th FG flew each of the three US built principal fighters of the AAF in the ETO. In their Thundetbolts, the 78th FG ...

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Locations

  • Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents (http://www.towermuseumbassingbourn.co.uk/) , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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