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Lt. Charles W "Bill" Getz III with his P-51 44-14371 WR[over-scored]-Z "Saucy Shirley" of 2nd Scouting Force.




  • Charles Getz

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot/Research & Development H-bomb and missiles.
    On 6 May 1995 Lt. Col. Getz was awarded the DFC for a special mission he had flown some 50 years earlier. He was at that time flying a P-51 with the 2nd Air Division, having previously flown a 31 mission tour with the 491st BG. He had retired from the...



  • Steeple Morden

    Military site : airfield
    Originally used from 1940 as a small, grass airfield, satellite for nearby RAF Bassingbourn, Steeple Morden was allocated to the Eighth Air Force in August 1942 as a potential bomber base. It was used briefly by the 3rd Photographic Group during the...


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