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44-14313

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 359th Fighter Group

    359th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 359th Fighter Group flew 346 missions from East Wretham between December 1943 and April 1945. In the main these missions were escorting bombers flying over occupied Europe. The Group, soon after converting from Thunderbolts to Mustangs, were...

  • 369th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Fred Hodges

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot/Squadron Commander | 359th Fighter Group
    Wingman AVG Flying Tigers Burma 1941-42 ETO Sept. 1944-March 1945, to HQ P-51D s/n 44-14313 'Jeepers' IV+L changed to IV+E

Places

  • East Wretham

    Military site : airfield
    East Wretham was not improved to Class A standard. It retained its shorter runways, although eventually pierced-steel planking was laid to make take offs and landings easier for the Thunderbolt, and then Mustang, pilots. Steel matting was also laid to...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 January 2021 21:53:23 fugari Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

JCook photo collection & archives

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