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A flight of Mustangs from the 435th Fighter Squadron, photo taken from the number four ship. At the far side, number 2 is 44-14263 J2-J “Roarin’ Rose” , flown by Capt John J Coursey Jr. Number 1 is Capt Verne E Hooker’s a/c 44-14827 J2-N and number 3 is 44-15236 J2-G.

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  • 479th Fighter Group

    479th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 479th was the last Fighter Group to join the Eighth Air Force, which they did on 14 May 1944. Known as "Riddle's Raiders", after their first Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Kyle L. Riddle, the Group flew escort and fighter sweep missions before D-Day....

  • 435th Fighter Squadron

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2016 11:45:25 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
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