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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.

Colonel Jack S. Jenkins of the 55th Fighter Group by the nose of his P-38 Lightning, named "Texas Ranger". Handwritten on slide:"K 1167"

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Units

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

People

  • Jack Jenkins

    Military | Colonel | Pilot
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Coulommiers on 10 Apr 44 in P-38 'Texas Ranger' #42-67825. MACR 3620. ...

Aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:39:38 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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