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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

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"



  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter 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...


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08 September 2014 15:39:56 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection