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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.

Pilots of the 354th Fighter Group with a P-51 Mustang after a mission Image stamped on reverse: 'Barratt's Photo Press.' [stamp]. A printed caption was previously attached to the reverse, however this has been removed. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Boxted.'



  • 354th Fighter Group

    354th Fighter Group

    The Group moved to England in the autumn of 1943 and was assigned to the Ninth Air Force in December 1943. The Group were the first to fly P-51 Mustangs operationally and in their bomber escort missions pushed to find the long-range limits of the...


  • Boxted

    Military site : airfield
    Boxted was built for heavy bombers and became operational from May 1943. In the few months B-26 Marauders of the 386th Bomb Group were stationed there, there were two night attacks by the Luftwaffe. On 17 August 1943, one man was killed when bombs...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:21:53 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection