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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 (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.'

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 479th Fighter Group

    479th Fighter Group

    Group
    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....

  • 434th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Revisions

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

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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