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Lieutenant Cary Salter, a pilot of the 354th Fighter Group with his P-51 Mustang (FT-π), serial number 44-63747) nicknamed "Charlotte's Chariot II". Image via Cary Salter. Salter has handwritten on the reverse: '353 Ftr Sqdn, 354 Ftr Group, June 1945, Herzogenaurach, Germany. FT-?'

IWM catalogue record

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

Lieutenant Cary Salter, a pilot of the 354th Fighter Group with his P-51 Mustang (FT-?, serial number 44-63747) nicknamed "Charlotte's Chariot II". Image via Cary Salter. Salter has handwritten on the reverse: '353 Ftr Sqdn, 354 Ftr Group, June 1945, Herzogenaurach, Germany. FT-?'

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Units

  • 354th Fighter Group

    354th Fighter Group

    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...

  • 353rd Fighter Squadron

People

  • Cary Salter

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot

Aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 December 2016 16:01:39 Lucy May Changes to caption and unit associations
Sources

Added aircraft code.
Peter Randall of Little Friends (http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/):
'44-63747 was the one that carried the pi symbol in lieu of an individual letter. '

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:21:58 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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