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A 368th Fighter Squadron, 359th Fighter Group P-51 Mustang (CV-I, serial number 44-13669) nicknamed "Pegelin" flies in formation with two other P-51 Mustangs. Handwritten caption on reverse: '413669.'

Roger Freeman Collection - Catalogue number FRE 12425

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 359th Fighter Group

    359th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 359th Fighter Group flew 346 missions from East Wretham between December 1943 and April 1945. In the main these missions were escorting bombers flying over occupied Europe. The Group, soon after converting from Thunderbolts to Mustangs, were...

  • 368th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-13669 'Pegelin'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 368FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) escort mission to Dusseldorf, suffered mechanical failure and crashed near Liege. Killed in Action (KIA). 5-Oct-44. MACR 9266.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 August 2016 10:14:29 Al_Skiff Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205372464

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