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Airmen of the 353rd Fighter Group help Lieutenant George D Kammer into the cockpit of his P-51 Mustang (LH-F, serial number 44-72096) nicknamed "Baltimore Belle". Written on slide casing: 'Helping Don Kammer into LH:F.'



  • 353rd Fighter Group

    353rd Fighter Group

    The 353rd Fighter Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force on 7 June 1943. The group flew P-47 Thunderbolts, and from October 1944, P-51 Mustangs, as escorts for bombing missions across occupied Europe and to strafe targets on the ground. Tactical...


  • George Kammer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Served with the 353rd Fighter Group based at Raydon, Suffolk from 29 October 1944. On 28 February 1945, Kammer in his P-51 Mustang (serial number 44-72096) nicknamed "Baltimore Belle" destroyed a Heinkel He 111 on the ground at Rohrensee airfiled...


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08 September 2014 15:40:27 AAM AAM ingest

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