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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.

A B-17 Flying Fortress overflying an airfield runway, upon which are parked a line of P-51 Mustang aircraft, of the 343rd Fighter Squadron, 55th Fighter Group. Handwritten on slide:"343 FS 390 BG B-17 CY:W nearest 2-69"

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  • 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...

  • 343rd Fighter Squadron

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:39:55 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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