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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 (WR-B, serial number 44-11667) nicknamed "My Catherine S", (WR-V, serial number 44-72462), (WR-S) and (WR-L_) of the 355th Fighter Group fly in formation during a mission. Image by Alexander "Cal" Sloan. Written on slide casing: '354 FS 355 FG Capt Stan Silva leading WR:B.'

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  • 355th Fighter Group

    355th Fighter Group

    Group
    Where the 353rd Fighter Group had pioneered ground strafing techniques, it was the 355th Fighter Group who destroyed more enemy aircraft by ground strafing than any other Eighth Air Force Group. Based at Steeple Morden from July 1943 to July 1945, the...

People

  • Alexander Sloan

    Military
    Alexander Sloan, known as 'Cal' worked as a professional photographer, using a Zeiss Contax 35mm camera, prior to enlistment. ...

Aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:36 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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