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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.

Two pilots of the 355th Fighter Group talk next to a P-51 Mustang. Image stamped on reverse: 'passed for publication 11 April 1945' and Photo Number 405478 Printed caption on reverse is damaged- remains reads: 'USSTAF Foto by SGT. ... Talking over [illegible text]... (see No. 5)'



  • 355th Fighter Group

    355th Fighter Group

    Where the 353rd Fighter Group had pioneered ground strafing techniques, it was the 355th Fighter Group who destroyed more enemy aircraft by ground strafing than any other Eighth Air Force Group. Based at Steeple Morden from July 1943 to July 1945, the...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:19:15 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection