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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.

Captain James A. Hancock and crew of the 38th Fighter Squadron, 55th Fighter Group, in front of P-38 Lightning (CG-H) named "Repulsive".

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Units

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

  • 38th Fighter Squadron

People

  • James Hancock

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Crashed on take off due to engine failure for an operational mission on 15 Mar 1944 in P-38J #42-67811. RTD.

Aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:23:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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