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Lieutenant Cary Salter, a pilot of the 354th Fighter Group with a two seat P-51 Mustang (GR-B). Image via Cary Salter. Salter has handwritten on the reverse: '353 Ftr Sqdn- 354 Ftr Group, Jun 1945. GRB were initials of George R Bickell, commander of 354th Group at end of WWII. George died in October 1987. GRB was a two seat P-51B and had previously been named "The Stars Looks Down". Gen Eisenhower had been a passenger, flown by Ged Edward Queseda, on July 4 1944 as they looked over the Normandy beach area, France.'

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Lieutenant Cary Salter, a pilot of the 354th Fighter Group with his P-51 Mustang (FT-?, serial number 44-63747) nicknamed "Charlotte's Chariot II". Image via Cary Salter. Salter has handwritten on the reverse: '353 Ftr Sqdn, 354 Ftr Group, June 1945, Herzogenaurach, Germany. FT-?'
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 354th Fighter Group 353rd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14115079
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot

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Date: 8 Sep 2014 15:21:57
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Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection