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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-47 Thunderbolts of the 48th Fighter Group at Illesheim on VE Day. Image via Harold. Written on slide casing: 'Illesheim R-10, 8/5/45. 48 FG/ 493 FS P-47s.'

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  • 48th Fighter Group

    48th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in March 1944 and were stationed at Ibsley where the pilots trained in P-47s in preparation for the Allied invasion of Normandy. The wartime motto was in Latin 'vulneratus non victus' (Unconquered even though wounded). ...

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Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:36:12 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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