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P-51B 43-6867 C5-O "Pregnant Polecat" of Capt. Glendon V Davis, Parma, ID, 364th fighter squadron, 357th fighter group.

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Units

  • 357th Fighter Group

    357th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 357th Fighter Group was the first P-51 Mustang Group in the Eighth Air Force, training with them from November 1943 at Raydon, England and entering combat with them in the February of the following year from their new base at Leiston. The Group was...

  • 364th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Glendon Davis

    Military | Colonel | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited 7.5 x E/A destroyed. Failed to Return (FTR) ramrod Bourges in P-51B 43-6867 'Pregnant Polecat'. Mechanical failure, caused his baleout near Bourges, France 28-Apr-44; Evaded capture (EVD). MACR 4411. ...

Aircraft

Locations

  • Leiston

    Military site : airfield
    Leiston's location only three miles from the North Sea Coast made it ideal as a Fighter Group air base whose job would be to escort bombers across the sea and over occupied Europe. The air base also witnessed the arrival of many very damaged Allied...

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Date Contributor Update
06 December 2018 17:08:40 Pyker Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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