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P38J-15-LO 44-23194 7F-Q Bomba Dear. 401st FS, 370th FG, Ninth Air Force. Seen at strip X-29, Asche, Belgium on March 25,1945. (pilot Lt William L Swisher).



  • 44-23194 'Bomba Dear'

    P-38 Lightning
    P38J-15-LO 44-23194 coded 7F-Q 'Bomba Dear'. 401st Fighter Squadron, 370th Fighter Group, 9AF. Pilot Lt William L Swisher. ...


  • Andover

    Military site : airfield
    Andover was built in the First World War and used by the Royal Flying Corps, then the RAF. Home to the 370th Fighter Group in 1944, it was then handed back to the RAF. The airfield closed in 1976, and the site has since been used by the British Army.

  • Langford Lodge

    Military site : airfield
    Planned to be a Satellite Landing Ground for No. 23 Maintenance Unit at RAF Aldergrove, Langford Lodge was selected in October 1941 to be developed as an air deport for the maintenance and repair of USAAF aircraft. A scheme was devised whereby the...


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05 January 2016 12:32:45 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations