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43-6500

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 352nd Fighter Group

    352nd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...

  • 486th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Bernard Karl

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 352nd Fighter Group

  • Stanley Miles

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 352nd Fighter Group
    Four P-47Ds were involved in a mid-air collision near Hethel on 8 Mar 1944. P-47D 42-8490 was able to land at Hethel. RTD.

Places

  • Bodney

    Military site : airfield
    Before the Americans arrived Bodney was a grass-surfaced airfield. So when the 352nd Fighter Group arrived with heavy P-47 Thunderbolts, work was carried out to strengthen its roads and runways with steel matting, concrete and tarmac. Nissen huts also...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 July 2016 01:27:22 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/352ndfg.php?action=list_records&recs=50&s...
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_fighters/p51_8.html

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