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An Armorer of the 354th Bomb Group discusses ammunition, loaded into the wing of a P-51 Mustang with Flt Lt Tadeusz Sawicz and Flight Lieutenant Witold Lanowski, both detached from the RAF to fly with the 354th Fighter Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Ground crewman examining 0.50-Cal guns in Mustang with Tadeusz Sawicz and Flt Lt Witold Lanowski- RAF pilots flying with 354th FG.'

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An Armorer of the 354th Bomb Group discusses ammunition, loaded into the wing of a P-51 Mustang with Flying Officer Ferguson and Flight Lieutenant Witold Lanowski, both detached from the RAF to fly with the 354th Fighter Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Ground crewman examining 0.50-Cal guns in Mustang with Flying Officer Ferguson and Flt Lt Witold Lanowski- RAF pilots flying with 354th FG.'

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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...

People

  • Witold Lanowski

    Military | Flight Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Polish AF pilot attached to the RAF and AAF ...

  • Tadeusz Sawicz

    Military | Brigadier General | Fighter pilot
    A Polish WWII fighter pilot. He served in the Polish Air Force, and after the fall of Poland, he served in the Polish and allied units in France and United Kingdom. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 August 2017 05:52:52 fugari Changes to collection and caption
Sources

JCook corrected IDs

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:22:00 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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