42-106779

A P-51 Mustang (J2-Y, serial number 43-6779, "War Weary") of the 479th Fighter Group. Image via S Lester Kitts. Written on slide casing: '36779, L2:Y_, WW. Old Buckenham 4/45.'

Object Number - FRE 6756 - A P-51 Mustang (J2-Y, serial number 43-6779, "War Weary") of the 479th Fighter Group. Image via S Lester Kitts. Written on slide casing: '36779,...

Declared War Weary with 361FG, 8AF USAAF, transferred to 479FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 20FG, 8AF USAAF.

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Units served with

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Delivered

California, USA 8 April 1944 Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned

Bottisham, Cambridge CB25, UK 28 April 1944 Assigned to 361FG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

War Weary

Wattisham, Ipswich IP7 7JY, UK 16 October 1944 Declared War Weary.

Assigned

1 January 1945 Transferred to 479FG

Assigned

King's Cliffe, Peterborough PE8, UK 9 April 1945 Transferred to 20FG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

Salvaged

King's Cliffe, Peterborough PE8, UK 29 September 1945

Manufactured

Inglewood, CA, USA Built at North American.

Revisions

Date21 May 2022 09:10:11
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date29 Oct 2017 17:18:34
ContributorPyker
Sources

Corrected and updated data relating to unit assignments.

Date29 Oct 2017 08:42:46
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date29 Oct 2017 08:40:59
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date28 Oct 2017 12:45:22
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date28 Oct 2017 12:38:31
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