IWM catalogue record
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An interior shot of a hangar. The centre is occupied by a recovery vehicle and to the right is a P-38 Lightning fighter aircraft of the 55th Fighter Group, with a member of the ground crew. Handwritten on slide:"1-38"
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...