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

The honour roll of the 84th Fighter Sqaudron, 78th Fighter Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Roger, this may well be the only shot like this in captivity. By mid summer '44 our board just wasn't kept up to date, too many changes, I guess. Sorry the photograph screwed up the right side border - we have absolutely no proficiency factor anymore, one is sort of lucky to get halfway decent production if anything. She did mention that this dude could be easily expanded to its original by doing segments and splicing. The lost ace at the bottom is G. Bryam. People down the side [top to bottom]: J.M. Farmer, A.D. Smith, W.M. McLellan, W.M. Townsend, R.K. Corbett, J.L. Murphy, J.D. Calvin, N. Hepner, P.R. Henderson, - 'Paddlefeet' - J.B. Morrison, W.D. Lockwood, L.J. Armalavage.'



  • 78th Fighter Group

    78th Fighter Group

    The 78th Fighter Group was initially based at Goxhill but moved to Duxford in April 1943 and stayed there until October 1945. The 78th FG flew each of the three US built principal fighters of the AAF in the ETO. In their Thundetbolts, the 78th FG ...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:41:25 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection