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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.

Major George E. Preddy Jr. of the 487th Fighter Squadron, 352nd Fighter Group, hold up hands for six enemy aircraft he shot down on 6 August 1944 mission. This was a record number of victories for a single pilot in one mission.

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  • 352nd Fighter Group

    352nd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...

  • 487th Fighter Squadron

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  • George Preddy

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot 1055 single engine/Squadron Commander
    CO 328th FS 352nd FG 4 kills (P-51D) ...

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Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:22:38 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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