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P-51D Mustang 'Moose'/'Candyman', Serial No. 44-63221, at RAF Mildenhall Air Fete, 1985.



  • 357th Fighter Group

    357th Fighter Group

    The 357th Fighter Group was the first P-51 Mustang Group in the Eighth Air Force, training with them from November 1943 at Raydon, England and entering combat with them in the February of the following year from their new base at Leiston. The Group was...

  • 362nd Fighter Squadron


  • Myron Becraft

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot
    1-0-1 air ; 4 ground Awards: WWII Victory, EAME, UN and Korean medals. Post War: Recalled to USAF service, serving in Korean war and rising to Major.


  • 44-63221 Moose

    P-51 Mustang
    One-time personal aircraft of 2nd Lt. Myron A. Becraft.


  • Mildenhall

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1933-34 as the first of the new RAF bomber aerodromes in East Anglia, Mildenhall opened with a grass airfield and two Type A hangars in October 1934. It operated primarily as an RAF medium and heavy bomber base from 1934 to 1950, when it...


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28 April 2015 19:42:07 apollo11 Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations

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