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P-38J-15-LO, s/n 43-28760, coded 5E-M, nicknamed "Pretty Mickey" of the 385th Fighter Squadron, 364th Fighter Group.

IWM catalogue record

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

A P-38 Lightning nicknamed "Pretty Mickey" of the 55th Fighter Group.

Connections

Units

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 385th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Locations

  • Honington

    Military site : airfield
    Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 January 2018 20:35:45 eagle0025 Changes to caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Updated a/c and unit information

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:22 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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