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P-51 Mustangs (B6-H, serial number 44-14356) nicknamed "Lonesome Polecat" and (serial number 44-15504) of the 363rd Fighter Squadron, 357th Fighter Group after a ground collision. 3 February 1945. Handwritten caption on reverse: '3 Feb '45. B6-H, Lonesome Polecat, 44-14356. Collision with 44-15504.' On reverse: Merle Olmsted Collection [Stamp].

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Units

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Lonesome Polecat
  • Unit: 357th Fighter Group 363rd Fighter Squadron
P-51 Mustangs (B6-H, serial number 44-14356) nicknamed "Lonesome Polecat" and (serial number 44-15504) of the 363rd Fighter Squadron, 357th Fighter Group after a ground collision. 3 February 1945. Handwritten caption on reverse: '3 Feb '45. B6-H, Lonesome Polecat, 44-14356. Collision with 44-15504.' On reverse: Merle Olmsted Collection [Stamp].
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 357th Fighter Group 363rd Fighter Squadron

Locations

Aerial photograph of Leiston airfield looking south, the control tower and technical site are to the right, 16 October 1945. Photograph taken by No. 541 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/929. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Theberton/Saxmundham

Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorAl_Skiff
Sources

Roger Freeman Photo.

Date: 2 Feb 2015 10:00:01
ContributorAAM
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection