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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.

Ground crew of the 4th Fighter Group at work above and below the wing of a P-51 Mustang at Debden air base, 1944-1945.

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Units

  • 4th Fighter Group

    4th Fighter Group

    Group
    Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...

Locations

  • Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:18:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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