IWM catalogue record
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Staff Sergeant Bignell of the 357th Fighter Group cleans an engine cover, whilst fellow ground crew conduct work on P-51 Mustangs. Handwritten caption on reverse: ' S/Sgt Bignell, 362nd Sq.'
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...