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Lt. Ray L Shewfelt. 2nd Scouting Force, ex 479th Fighter Group. P-51D 44-14524 YF-M "Li'l Larry II" (L) "Yo.o.o!!" (R). YF-M is seen here on 8 April 1945 after Ray "tripped over" the psp matting at landing field Y-1 Tantonville, France.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

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

  • 2nd Scouting Force


  • Ray Shewfelt

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Commendation Ribbon; Air Medal with 8 Oak Leaf Clusters



  • 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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23 October 2017 19:07:09 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations