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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 (B7-H_, serial number 44-13704) nicknamed "Ferocious Frankie" after the wife of Lieutenant-Colonel Wallace E. Hopkins, of the 374th Fighter Squadron, 361st Fighter Group.

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Units

  • 361st Fighter Group

    361st Fighter Group

    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...

  • 374th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Wallace Hopkins

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot
    One-time pilot of P-51D Mustang Serial No. 44-13704, 'Ferocious Frankie'.

Aircraft

Revisions

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

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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