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A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-85784), currently known as "Sally B", used for training purposes following the end of the Second World War and painted in the colours of the 457th Bomb Group in the 1970s. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Sally B, 457 B.G., 8th Air Force. "Modern Photo", post 1975.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8366
  • Description: A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-85784), currently known as "Sally B", used for training purposes following the end of the Second World War...
A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-32101) nicknamed "El Lobo" of the 457th Bomb Group in flight Handwritten caption on reverse: 'El Lobo, 111 missions.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8367
  • Description: A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-32101) nicknamed "El Lobo" of the 457th Bomb Group in flight Handwritten caption on reverse: 'El Lobo, 111...
A 457th Bomb Group B-17 Flying Fortress ('Z', serial number 42-97131) flies near the photographer's aircraft; another B-17 is in the background.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8368
  • Description: A 457th Bomb Group B-17 Flying Fortress ('Z', serial number 42-97131) flies near the photographer's aircraft; another B-17 is in the background.
Four shark mouth P-51 Mustangs of the 51st Fighter Group, 14th Air Force. P-51D (serial number 43-25222) is in the foreground. Written on slide casing: '23 FG.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7586
  • Description: Four shark mouth P-51 Mustangs of the 51st Fighter Group, 14th Air Force. P-51D (serial number 43-25222) is in the foreground. Written on slide casing...
Two P-51 Mustangs (serial number 44-73805) of the 35th Fighter Group, 5th Air Force and (serial number 44-73812) nicknamed "Dee" in Japan. Written on slide casing: '35 FG, Irumagawa Japan, early 46. Command AC.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7587
  • Description: Two P-51 Mustangs (serial number 44-73805) of the 35th Fighter Group, 5th Air Force and (serial number 44-73812) nicknamed "Dee" in Japan. Written on...
An early production P-51 Mustang, with United States rudder stripes, flies over American countryside.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7584
  • Description: An early production P-51 Mustang, with United States rudder stripes, flies over American countryside.
A P-51 Mustang with a black and white tail. Image via AW George.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7585
  • Description: A P-51 Mustang with a black and white tail. Image via AW George.
An early P-51 Mustang (serial number 43-6013) painted in olive drab, during a test in flight.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7590
  • Description: An early P-51 Mustang (serial number 43-6013) painted in olive drab, during a test in flight.
A P-51 Mustang (serial number 44-73661) nicknamed "Tornado" of the 35th Fighter Group, 5th Air Force, painted in pre-war US Army Air Force rudder markings. Written on slide casing: '35 FG, Irumagawa, Japan, early 46.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7589
  • Description: A P-51 Mustang (serial number 44-73661) nicknamed "Tornado" of the 35th Fighter Group, 5th Air Force, painted in pre-war US Army Air Force rudder...
A shark mouth P-51 Mustang takes off from a base in the Pacific Theatre of Operations.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7588
  • Description: A shark mouth P-51 Mustang takes off from a base in the Pacific Theatre of Operations. 18th Fighter Bomber Group, 12th FBS, Chinhae, South Korea
 A B-24 Liberator of the 30th Bomb Group, 7th Air Force, in flight. Written on slide casing: '30 BG.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7575
  • Description: A B-24 Liberator of the 30th Bomb Group, 7th Air Force, in flight. Written on slide casing: '30 BG.'
 The tail of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 44-0875). Written on slide casing: 'B-24J, 44-40875, AAVS, K2421 "61".'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7576
  • Description: The tail of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 44-0875). Written on slide casing: 'B-24J, 44-40875, AAVS, K2421 "61".'
 B-24 Liberators, including (serial number 41-11831) lined up on hardstanding.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7571
  • Description: B-24 Liberators, including (serial number 41-11831) lined up on hardstanding.
Example of a B-24 serving in the Pacific Theater of Operations. The nose art of a B-24 Libertator (serial number 42-51830) nicknamed "Hap-N-Hank" of the 11th Bomb Group, 7th Air Force. Written on slide casing: '450145, B-24 G, 431/ 11 BG.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7572
  • Description: Example of a B-24 serving in the Pacific Theater of Operations. The nose art of a B-24 Libertator (serial number 42-51830) nicknamed "Hap-N-Hank" of...
A P-47 Thunderbolt (serial number 44-87784) in flight. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'P-47N-1-RE.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 9560
  • Description: A P-47 Thunderbolt (serial number 44-87784) in flight. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'P-47N-1-RE.'
A P-47 Thunderbolt (serial number 44-88492) nicknamed "Detroit Miss II" of the 414th Fighter Group, 7th Air Force flown by Fighter Ace Urban "Ben" Drew. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'P-47N en route to Japan, 1945.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 9559
  • Description: A P-47 Thunderbolt (serial number 44-88492) nicknamed "Detroit Miss II" of the 414th Fighter Group, 7th Air Force flown by Fighter Ace Urban "Ben"...
A P-47 Thunderbolt (serial number 44-88492) nicknamed "Detroit Miss II" of the 414th Fighter Group, 7th Air Force flown by Fighter Ace Urban "Ben" Drew.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 9558
  • Description: A P-47 Thunderbolt (serial number 44-88492) nicknamed "Detroit Miss II" of the 414th Fighter Group, 7th Air Force flown by Fighter Ace Urban "Ben"...
Lieutenant Julian Morford of the 405th Fighter Group on the wing of his P-47 Thunderbolt. Printed caption on reverse: 'Lt Julian Morford, 511th FS, with his razorback at Christchurch shortly after D-Day. Note invasion stripes on aircraft in background.' Handwriten caption on reverse: 'Julian Morford, 511 FS, ALG 416 Christchurch Eng.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 9557
  • Description: Lieutenant Julian Morford of the 405th Fighter Group on the wing of his P-47 Thunderbolt. Printed caption on reverse: 'Lt Julian Morford, 511th FS...
A flock of sheep walk past P-47 Thunderbolts, (X40, serial number 44-20869), (X68, serial number 42-29312) and (X51) nicknamed "Deacon County" of the 73rd Fighter Group, 12th Air Force in Italy. Printed caption on reverse: '61545 USAF- A flock of sheep stroll contentedly by Republic P-47 Thunderbolts parked at a forward fighter-bomber base of the US 12th Air Force in Italy. Scenes like this are typical of advanced tactical fighter united as they operate from airfields hastily hewn and pressed into immedia
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 9556
  • Description: A flock of sheep walk past P-47 Thunderbolts, (X40, serial number 44-20869), (X68, serial number 42-29312) and (X51) nicknamed "Deacon County" of the...
Lieutenant Colonel Jim Daley of the 371st Fighter Group climbs out of his P-47 Thunderbolt after a mission. Image stamped on reverse: 'Keystone Press.' [stamp], 'Passed for publication 11 Aug 1944.' [stamp] and '349044.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'MEET LT COL DALEY OF 9TH AIR FORCE FIGHTER GROUP NO BASE IN NORMANDY. Photo shows: Lt Col Jim Daley gets out of his Thunderbolt. He is the group deputy CO and comes from Amarillo, texas.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 9555
  • Description: Lieutenant Colonel Jim Daley of the 371st Fighter Group climbs out of his P-47 Thunderbolt after a mission. Image stamped on reverse: 'Keystone Press...