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A P-38 Lightning (serial number 43-28650) of the 1st Fighter Group, 15th Air Force. Written on slide casing: '27 FS, 1 FG.'

P-38J-15-LO #43-28650 Code: #5
1st FG - 27th FS - 15th AF

IWM catalogue record

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

A P-38 Lightning (serial number 43-28650) of the 1st Fighter Group, 15th Air Force. Written on slide casing: '27 FS, 1 FG.'

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Units

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force

    Command
    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 1st Fighter Group

    1st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 1st Fighter Group were initially deployed to Britain in the summer of 1942 as part of Operation Bolero. After shuttling through a number of different bases in the UK, the Group was reassigned to the Twelfth Air Force in September 1942 and supported...

  • 27th Fighter Squadron

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 November 2016 01:14:12 466thHistorian Changes to caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_fighters/p38_10.html

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:33:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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