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Ground crew of the 339th Fighter Group with a P-51 Mustang (6N-X, serial number 44-72152) nicknamed "Tar Heel", ( March 1945. Image via James Starnes. Written on slide casing: '6N-X, 4712152 Cpt JR Starnes a/c. 9/3/45'

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Ground crew of the 339th Fighter Group with a P-51 Mustang (6N-X, serial number 44-72152) nicknamed "Tar Heel", March 1945. Image via James Starnes. Written on slide casing: '6N-X, 4712152 Cpt JR Starnes a/c. 9/3/45'
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 339th Fighter Group
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
Ground crewman of the 339th Fighter Group with a P-51 Mustang (6N-D, serial number 44-73074) nicknamed "Lucky Boy". Image via James Starnes. Written on slide casing: 'Maj Archie Tower's A/C.'
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 339th Fighter Group
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
Ground crew of the 339th Fighter Group with a P-51 Mustang (6N-X, serial number 44-72152) nicknamed "Tar Heel", March 1945. Image via James Starnes. Written on slide casing: '6N-X, 4712152 Cpt JR Starnes a/c. 9/3/45'
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 339th Fighter Group
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Ground Crew
Ground crew of the 339th Fighter Group with a P-51 Mustang (6N-X, serial number 44-72152) nicknamed "Tar Heel", March 1945. Image via James Starnes. Written on slide casing: '6N-X, 4712152 Cpt JR Starnes a/c. 9/3/45'
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 339th Fighter Group
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Ground Crew
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 339th Fighter Group 505th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-815411
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot

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Ground crew of the 339th Fighter Group with a P-51 Mustang (6N-X, serial number 44-72152) nicknamed "Tar Heel", March 1945. Image via James Starnes. Written on slide casing: '6N-X, 4712152 Cpt JR Starnes a/c. 9/3/45'
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Tar Heel
  • Unit: 339th Fighter Group 505th Fighter Squadron

Revisions

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

Roger Freeman Photo.

Date: 2 Feb 2015 09:59:57
ContributorAAM
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection