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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 P-51 Mustang (E2-A, serial number 44-13568) nicknamed "Sky Bouncer" of the 361st Fighter Group flies over the countryside. Image stamped multiple times on reverse: "Official Photograph US Army Air Forces", "For Personal Use Only" and "Passed by US Army Examiner, 10143." Handwritten caption on reverse: 'P-51 D, 361 FG (USAAF).'



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    8th Air Force

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  • 361st Fighter Group

    361st Fighter Group

    The 361st Fighter Group was the last P-47 Thunderbolt Group to join the Eighth Air Force. Between 21 January 1944 and 20 April 1945, the Group flew 441 missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers flying over occupied Europe. The...

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Date Contributor Update
04 February 2015 15:47:16 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations and aircraft associations

Roger Freeman Photo.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:21:32 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection