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Captain James A. Clark holds the front paws of a German Shepherd dog (Duke). In the background is a P-47 Thunderbolt (QP-W), of the 334th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group, which was based at Debden air base. October 1943. Printed caption attached to print: 'American Thunderbolt fighters are proving a terror to the Germans. The pilots (former members of the R.A.F.) flying their high altitude fast diving fighters that have accounted for many enemy planes. On raid over Paris the fighters of this station accounted for 17 downs, 5 probables and one damaged. 15/10/43.'

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: British
  • Unit: 334th Fighter Squadron
  • Role/Job: Mascot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 334th Fighter Squadron Headquarters (4th Fighter Group) No 71 'Eagle' Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-885106
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot; Deputy Commanding Officer

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Michael P Faley

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

Date: 8 Sep 2014 15:21:34
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection