43-28707 Scat II

Major Robin Olds of the 479th Fighter Group stands with his P-51 Mustang (L2-W, serial number 43-28707) nicknamed "Scat II". The image has been autographed by Robin Olds on the front. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Photo 1- Olds Bio.'

Object Number - FRE 565 - Major Robin Olds of the 479th Fighter Group stands with his P-38J Lightning (L2-W, serial number 43-28707) nicknamed "Scat II". The image has been...

Assigned to 434FS, 479FG, 8AF USAAF. Crashed on take-off, Wattisham, pilot Carl L Peterson. 5-Jul-44. Cat 5 damage.

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Major General W E Lynd awards the Distinguished Service Medal to Major Robin Olds of the 479th Fighter Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Medals + trophies- 2nd Lt Robin Olds. Presentation, Distinguished Service Medal to 2nd Lt Robin Olds for Maj Gen Robert Olds by Maj Gen WE Lynd.
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 434th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-26046
  • Highest Rank: Brigadier General
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 434th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-758050
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 434th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 06939778
  • Highest Rank: Chief Master Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Crew Chief-750

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Crashed

Wattisham, UK 1944-07-05 Crashed on take-off, Wattisham, pilot Carl L Peterson. 5-Jul-44. Cat 5 damage.

Assigned

Wattisham, UK Assigned to 434FS, 479FG, 8AF USAAF.

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Date2 Dec 2020 20:58:02
Contributorjmoore43
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Corrected a typo in the nickname

Date9 Feb 2015 13:53:36
ContributorAl_Skiff
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