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375th Fighter Squadron P-51 Mustang E2-I serial no. 44-14556 nicknamed 'Libby/ Sweet Flo' of Lt. John E Havey. Little Walden, Essex.
Museum object reference no. BAM_0351

Connections

Units

  • 361st Fighter Group

    361st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 361st Fighter Group was the last P-47 Thunderbolt Group to join the Eighth Air Force. Between 21 January 1944 and 20 April 1945, the Group flew 441 missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers flying over occupied Europe. The...

  • 375th Fighter Squadron

People

Aircraft

Locations

  • Bottisham

    Military site : airfield
    The P-47 Thunderbolts of the 361st Fighter Group damaged the surfaces of the airfield so much in the first months of flying from Bottisham that American engineers were called in to lay a new runway. In January 1944 they constructed a 1,470-yard-long...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 November 2015 19:36:59 466thHistorian Changes to unit associations and place associations
Sources

Bottisham Airfield Museum

Date Contributor Update
27 October 2015 15:09:54 K Flynn Changes to person associations
Sources

Association John E. Havey by name given in caption

Date Contributor Update
22 October 2015 15:39:13 K Flynn Created entry with collection and caption
Sources

Information provided by Bottisham Airfield Museum

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