A P-51 Mustang (5Q-H) of the 504th Fighter Squadron, 339th Fighter Group temporarily based at Bassingbourn in January 1945 while the runway at parent base at Fowlmere was laid with pierced-steel planking. Handwritten on slide casing: 'At Bassingbourn, 1/45. 357th F.G.' This is 5Q-H from the 504th Fighter Squadron, 339th Fighter Group. P-51D-10-NA, s/n 44-14070.
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Updated caption to reflect previous edit and removed refernces to incorrect units.
Roger Freeman Photo.
The group markings are white and red and the squadron code is obviously not C5, but 5Q.
IWM, Roger Freeman Collection