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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.

The damaged tail of a P-51D Mustang (serial number 44-15576) of the 385th Fighter Squadron, 364th Fighter Group, 22 February 1945. Official caption on image: "71938 A.C. (GAD-2704-364) (22 Feb '45) (P51-D 44-15576) (Restricted.)" Handwritten caption on reverse: '385th F.S., 364th F.G., 8th Air Force.'

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 385th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-15576 'Sweet Mama II'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 385FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Picture of crash post baleout - https://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/usa/aircrafts-2-3/p-51-mustang/p-51d-mustang-44-15576-destroyed/

Revisions

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

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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