UPL 22689


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Major DeLynn E Anderson of the 79th Ftr Sq, 20th FG with his ground crew. Officially credited with a 1/5 aerial victory(?), his aircraft is P-38J 43-28718, coded MC-A. NARA Ref 342-FH-3A12283-B66816AC.


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Captain Delynn Anderson of the 20th Fighter Group, with bicycle, in front of P-38 Lightning, at Kings Cliffe air base, October 1943. Printed caption attached to print: 'Lightnings Attack Northern France. Versatile P-38 Lightnings, flashing their power across the English Channel for the first time in a combat role, bring new serial phase into the European Theatre of Operations. Well-trained pilots - some of them already experienced in the other theatres of war - and ground crews swear by their ships. From
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 20th Fighter Group 79th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 15066294 / O-431370
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot/Squadron Commander


  • Aircraft Type: P-38 Lightning
  • Nicknames: Kentucky Kernel IV
  • Unit: 20th Fighter Group 79th Fighter Squadron


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