Don Bochkay a pilot of the 357th Fighter Group with his P-51 Mustang, March 1944.
IWM catalogue record
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Captain Clarence "Bud" Anderson of the 357th Fighter Group with his P-51 Mustang nicknamed "Old Crow", March 1944. Passed for publication 12 Mar 1944. Handwritten caption on reverse: '8/3/44 D. Clarence Anderson 357FG.' On reverse: Associated Press, US Army Press Censor ETO and US Army General Section Press & Censorship Bureau [Stamps]. Press caption from reverse: 'MUSTANG PILOT "KILL" 59 IN 30 DAYS. ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTO SHOWS: Capt. C. Anderson, of Newcastle, Sacramento, Calif., who shot down an enemy plane over Berlin during a recent raid. GLE 265877' [caption]. 'passed for publication 12 Mar 1944' [stamp].
The 357th Fighter Group was the first P-51 Mustang Group in the Eighth Air Force, training with them from November 1943 at Raydon, England and entering combat with them in the February of the following year from their new base at Leiston. The Group was...
Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter pilot
Assigned to 363FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. 510 hrs in 123 Combat missions. Credited 13.83 Kills including 2 x Me262 Jets. Completed 2 Tours of Duty (ETD).