IWM catalogue record
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A P-51 Mustang (B6-D, serial number 44-13518) nicknamed "Horse's Itch" of the 357th Fighter Group perfroms an aerial stunt. The aircraft was piloted by Captain Edwin Hiro, later promoted to Major. First handwritten caption on reverse: 'D6-D Horse Itch [sic] 413518.' Second handwritten caption on reverse: 'Capt Edwin Hiro, P-51D-5, August 44, Horses' Itch.'
The 357th Fighter Group was the first P-51 Mustang Group in the Eighth Air Force, training with them from November 1943 at Raydon, England and entering combat with them in the February of the following year from their new base at Leiston. The Group was...
Military | Major | Fighter Pilot, Pilot
Killed in Action (KIA) near Vreden in P-51 'Horses Itch' 44-13518