44-63634 The Gizzard

Object Number - UPL 46752 - P 51 D the Gizzard at Dam square Amsterdam 1945 at exposition Vleugels der Victorie held by departmentstore de Bijenkorf at their premises and Dam...

Assigned to 363FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. A/C displayed at Amsterdam post war with fake kill markings and minus bar to "S". Subsequently broken up at Schippol.

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Units served with

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 357th Fighter Group 363rd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14077136 / O-834935
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter pilot

Places

Aerial photograph of Leiston airfield looking south, the control tower and technical site are to the right, 16 October 1945. Photograph taken by No. 541 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/929. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Theberton/Saxmundham

Events

Event Location Date Description

Manufactured

Inglewood, CA, USA Built at North American.

Delivered

California, USA Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned

Leiston IP16, UK Assigned to 363FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date18 May 2022 12:47:44
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date6 Jan 2021 20:29:10
Contributorwillemalink
Sources

Picture from "150 jaar de Bijenkorf" shown on dutch tv by Omroep MAX

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