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IWM catalogue record

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A P-47 Thunderbolt (serial number 45-49355) nicknamed "Big Stud", flown by Colonel Robert Baseler and painted in markings of the 325th Fighter Group, 15th Air Force. This aircraft would later join the Columbian Air Force.



  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force

    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 325th Fighter Group

    325th Fighter Group

    The 325th was first activated as the 325th Fighter Group at Mitchel Field, New York in August 1942 with the 317th,[7] 318th,[8] and 319th Fighter Squadrons[9] assigned. It trained at Hillsgrove Army Air Field with Curtiss P-40 Warhawk aircraft[10]...



Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:06 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection