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Torquay, 1945 Image by Robert Sand, 55th Fighter Group. Written on slide casing: 'Torquay, 4/45.'
Associated caption from Sand File - "Torquay, water, rocks"

IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Torquay, 1945 Image by Robert Sand, 55th Fighter Group. Written on slide casing: 'Torquay, 4/45.'

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Units

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

People

  • Robert Sand

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Airplane Propeller Specialist
    Robert Sand was responsible for the maintenance and repair of fighter aircraft. As a specialist in propeller mechanics, Sand performed a crucial role in ensuring that the engine was running correctly. He felt personally accountable for the safe return...

Locations

  • Torquay

    Military site : non-airfield

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 August 2015 16:48:05 general ira snapsorter Changes to caption
Sources

Associated caption from Sand File

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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