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P-38 Lightning

Service

Units

  • 20th Fighter Group

    20th Fighter Group

    Group
    In August 1943, the 20th Fighter Group arrived in Clyde, Scotland, before travelling to Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire, which was to be their base for the rest of the war. The Group flew 312 missions before their last mission on 25 April 1945. The...

  • 79th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Harold Rau

    Military | Colonel | Fighter Pilot 1056 multi-engine/Group Commander | 20th Fighter Group
    CO 356th FG Feb. 1943-Nov. 1943 ...

Places

  • Kings Cliffe

    Military site : airfield
    Kings Cliffe began as a satellite air base for the Group based at nearby Wittering. The 56th Fighter Group, however, were all based at Kings Cliffe and it was here that the pilots trained in P-47 Thunderbolts and flew their first missions in the...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 July 2016 01:01:42 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/20thfg.php?action=list_records&recs=50&so...

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