UPL 44879


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Major Herschel "Easy" Ezell, Bombardier with the 20th Fighter Group and his 'droop snoot' P-38 Lightning (serial number 42-67450) nicknamed "Eze Does It"


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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 56th Fighter Group Headquarters (56th Fighter Group)
  • Service Numbers: 0 574 019
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Communications and Photo Officer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 20th Fighter Group 306th Bomb Group 368th Bomb Squadron 77th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-731368
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Bombardier


A P-38 Lightning nicknamed "EZE Does It" of the 20th Fighter Group fitted with a "droop snoot" for bombing missions at Kings Cliffe. Handwritten caption on reverse: '20FG. "Droop Snoot". Bombing P-38.'
  • Aircraft Type: P-38 Lightning
  • Nicknames: Eze Does It
  • Unit: Base Air Depot 3 10th Air Depot Group 20th Fighter Group 10th Depot Repair Squadron 77th Fighter Squadron


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Photographs taken by First Lieutenant Irving Brayer, Photographic and Communications Officer of the 56th Fighter Group c. 1944, and researched and shared with the support of Peter Randall (webmaster of Little Friends) and Nathan Howland (author of 'The 8th Army Air Force in Color', Schiffer Publishing 2016)