FRE 29

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Pilot Officer Kenneth Le Roy Holder stands on the shoulders of Pilot Officer Donald William McLeod to reach out for an American flag flying from a flag pole. A group of American airmen look on. They wear the insignia of the RAF Eagle Squadrons, the forerunners of the squadrons of the 4th Fighter Group. Passed for publication on 27 November 1941. Printed caption on reverse: 'Pilot Officer Kenneth Le Roy Holder from Buena Park, California, stands on the shoulders of Pilot Officer Donald William McLeod from Blackstone, Massachusetts, to fix the American flag at the squadron's flying headquarters in Britain.'

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: No 121 'Eagle' Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Pilot Officer
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 52nd Fighter Group 83rd Fighter Squadron No 121 'Eagle' Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-885156
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot

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Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorAl_Skiff
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Roger Freeman Photo.

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorAl_Skiff
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

Date: 8 Sep 2014 15:42:41
ContributorAAM
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection