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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 captured Heinkel He 111. Subsequent to the German surrender in May 1945, this aircraft was allocated to the 56th Fighter Group,United States Eighth Air Force. Handwritten on slide:"56 Fg He 111 wa Battista Lt. Allbright 11" Printed on slide: "SEPT 1997 05"



  • 56th Fighter Group

    56th Fighter Group

    Flying P-47 Thunderbolts throughout their time stationed in England, the Group, known as "the Wolfpack", had more ace pilots than any other Eighth Air Force Fighter Group. The 56th Fighter Group also destroyed more enemy aircraft in air combat than any...


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08 September 2014 15:40:18 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection