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A ground crewman of the 354th Fighter Group guides a P-47 Thunderbolt flown by Glenn T Eagleston before for take off at Rosiers-eu-Haye, 1945. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Eagleston's P-47. Rosiers-eu-Haye. France. 1945.'
The Group moved to England in the autumn of 1943 and was assigned to the Ninth Air Force in December 1943. The Group were the first to fly P-51 Mustangs operationally and in their bomber escort missions pushed to find the long-range limits of the...