FRE 8681

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A P-51 Mustang (HL-H) nicknamed "Tempus Fugit" of the 31st Fighter Group, 15th Air Force. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Col William Daniel, 5 vics.'

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Units

 A P-51 Mustang (MX-A, serial number 44-13464), flown by Major Sam Brown of the 31st Fighter Group, 15th Air Force.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Twelfth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Fighter
Second World War formation badge for the United States 15th Air Force (United States Army Air Force). The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved by the US Quartermaster General on 19 February 1944. Formation note: the 15th Air Force (US Army Air Force, Fifteenth Air Force) was formed on 1 November 1943 at Tunis in North Africa and moved to Italy on 1 December. The Force was disbanded on 15 September 1945 having participated in twelve campaigns.© IWM (INS 7304)
  • Unit Hierarchy: Headquarters
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Combat organisation

Aircraft

A P-51 Mustang (HL-H) nicknamed "Tempus Fugit" of the 31st Fighter Group, 15th Air Force. Image via R Jones. Handwritten caption on reverse: '308 FS, 31 FG, 15 AF, Col Wm Daniels Group Co.'
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Tempus Fugit
  • Unit: 31st Fighter Group 308th Fighter Squadron

Revisions

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

Roger Freeman Photo.

Date: 2 Feb 2015 10:00:06
ContributorAAM
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection