IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
A P-38 Lightning (CG-J, serial number 42-67074) of the 38th Fighter Squadron, 55th Fighter Group , 14 October 1943. Passed for publication 14 Oct 1943. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Originally Fox - 14/10/43.' Damaged printed caption on reverse. On reverse: Damaged Fox Photos [Stamp].
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...