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P-38 Lightning

Assigned to 34th Photographic Squadron, 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, 9th Air Force. Personal aircraft of Lt Larry Schmidt.



  • Chalgrove

    Military site : airfield
    Chalgrove was built as a USAAF transport or observation unit base in 1943-44. Several reconnaissance units operated from the airfield, including the Ninth Air Force's 10th Photographic Group and 423rd Night Fighter Squadron (later 155th Reconnaissance...

  • Middle Wallop

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber station with a grass airfield, concrete perimeter track and hardstandings, Middle Wallop opened as a training base in April 1940, before construction was complete. Used as an RAF day-fighter and night-fighter base during 1940...


Event Location Date
Manufactured Burbank, CA, USA 1944

Built at Lockheed.

Delivered California, USA 1944

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Chalgrove, Oxford OX44, UK 1944

Assigned to 34PRS, 10PRG, 9AF USAAF.


Date Contributor Update
19 July 2016 15:48:37 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations

Roger Freeman Photo.