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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.

A P-51 Mustang (G4-W) nicknamed "Cooter" of the 362nd Fighter Squadron, 357th Fighter Group, flown by William W. "Hank" Gruber takes off in tandem. Handwritten on reverse: 'Hank Gruber.' On reverse: Merle Olmsted Collection [Stamp].

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Units

  • 357th Fighter Group

    357th Fighter Group

    Group
    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...

  • 362nd Fighter Squadron
  • 8th Air Force

Aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 October 2017 18:37:46 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Roger Freeman Photo.

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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