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Captain Clarence E. Jr. "Bud" Anderson, ace of the 357th Fighter Group, sits on the wing of his P-51 Mustang (B6-S, serial number 44-14450) nicknamed "Old Crow". Image signed on reverse by Anderson. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Major C E Anderson ace 357 FG. A/c name "Old Crow".

IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Captain Clarence E. Jr. "Bud" Anderson, ace of the 357th Fighter Group, sits on the wing of his P-51 Mustang (B6-S, serial number 43-12315) nicknamed "Old Crow". Image signed on reverse by Anderson. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Major C E Anderson ace 357 FG. A/c name 'Old Crow'.

Connections

Units

  • 357th Fighter Group

    357th Fighter Group

    Group
    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...

  • 363rd Fighter Squadron
  • 8th Air Force

People

  • Clarence Anderson

    Military | Colonel | Fighter Pilot-1055 single engine
    Clarence "Bud" Anderson enlisted shortly after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbour. He earned his pilots wing in September 1942 and joined the 357th Fighter Group a year later. In late 1943, Anderson and the 357th arrived in Europe, where they quickly...

Aircraft

  • 44-14450 'Old Crow' 'Pretty Pix'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 363FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Capt Clarence E Anderson Jr. Re-assigned to Lt James E Taylor.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 July 2016 15:20:08 Ben1705 Changes to caption
Sources

Correction to caption

Date Contributor Update
13 July 2016 14:07:17 Al_Skiff Changes to caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Caption correction to 44-14450.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:21:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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