UPL 38454

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Lt. Russ McNally and crew chief S/Sgt. Cyril Monnier stand by the artwork on their P-51D Mustang named "Morphine Sue II". This P-51 started out with McNally as YF-J in the 358th fighter squadron, 355th fighter group before going with him to the Experimental Scouting Force where the YF code was underscored to differentiate it. S/Sgt. Monnier stayed with the 358th FS. It then went with him to the 1st Scouting Force at Honington where it eventually became 9H-J "Chip" of Lt. Merrill J Dumont.

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 1st Scouting Force 427th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O759432
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 355th Fighter Group 1st Scouting Force 2nd Scouting Force 358th Fighter Squadron Scouting Force (Experimental) (SFX)
  • Service Numbers: O-812848
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 355th Fighter Group 358th Fighter Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Crew Chief

Locations

Aerial photography of Honington airfield looking south, the technical site with four C-type hangars and bomb dump are at the top, 21 June 1946. Photograph taken by No. 540 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/1589. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: RAF Honington

Revisions

Date: 16 May 2019 13:11:40
ContributorPyker
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