IWM catalogue record
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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].
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...