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A P-51 Mustang (L2-R) of the 434th Fighter Squadron, 479th Fighter Group in flight. Handwritten caption on reverse: '434th F.S., 479th F.G., 8th Air Force. Photo: R. Kline.'
The 479th was the last Fighter Group to join the Eighth Air Force, which they did on 14 May 1944. Known as "Riddle's Raiders", after their first Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Kyle L. Riddle, the Group flew escort and fighter sweep missions before D-Day....
Assigned to 434FS, 479FG, 8AF USAAF.
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection