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P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 78th Fighter Group

    78th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 78th Fighter Group was initially based at Goxhill but moved to Duxford in April 1943 and stayed there until October 1945. The 78th FG flew each of the three US built principal fighters of the AAF in the ETO. In their Thundetbolts, the 78th FG ...

  • 82nd Fighter Squadron

People

  • Huie Lamb

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot | 78th Fighter Group
    Huie Lamb, from Abilene Texas, flew 61 combat missions (167:40 combat hours in a P-47, 107:50 in a P-51) with the 82nd Fighter Squadron. He shot down 2 and half aircraft in the air, and was responsible for the destruction of three aircraft on the...

  • George Schmitt

    Military | Staff Sergeant

  • John Worth

    Military | Corporal

Places

  • Duxford

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Duxford, now a museum and still a working airfield, was operated by the USAAF from 1943 to 1945. The base was briefly the home of the 350th Fighter Group in late 1942, but it was not until April 1943 that it became a fully American station when the...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 October 2014 10:48:18 Al_Skiff Changes to markings
Sources

http://airforce.togetherweserved.com

Date Contributor Update
24 October 2014 10:47:51 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, manufacturer and markings
Sources

http://airforce.togetherweserved.com

Date Contributor Update
23 October 2014 08:12:01 Carl Changes to person associations
Sources

Information from Huie Lamb.

Date Contributor Update
23 October 2014 07:34:12 Carl Changes to markings
Sources

Information from Huie Lamb.

Date Contributor Update
09 October 2014 11:48:05 Carl Changes to serial number
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/gallery.php?Group=78

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