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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.

Colonel R. Landry of the 56th Fighter Group in the cockpit of his P-47 Thunderbolt with a dog mascot. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Col. R. Landry, 56 FG.'

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Units

  • 56th Fighter Group

    56th Fighter Group

    Group
    Flying P-47 Thunderbolts throughout their time stationed in England, the Group, known as "the Wolfpack", had more ace pilots than any other Eighth Air Force Fighter Group. The 56th Fighter Group also destroyed more enemy aircraft in air combat than any...

People

  • Robert Landry

    Military | Major General | Fighter Pilot 1055 single engine/Group Commander
    CO 56th FG )ct 1943 - Jan 1944 CO 493rd BG ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 09:59:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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