"A ground crewman riding the wing of a Republic P-47 Thunderbolt direct the pilot, a member of the 354th fighter-bomber group, taxiing his plane on the runway of a front line Ninth Air force field. The pilot, his vision obscured, receives information from the "wingman" to avoid obstacles. Mechanics meet the plane at the end of the runway. FRANCE." - Major Glenn T Eagleston of the 353rd Ftr Sq, 354th FG aboard his assigned P-47D, 44-20473 (coded FT-L)
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- Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
- Nationality: American
- Unit: 20th Fighter Group 354th Fighter Group 353rd Fighter Squadron 79th Fighter Squadron
- Service Numbers: O-730417
- Highest Rank: Colonel
- Role/Job: Pilot