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Gordon Mc Coy of the 383rd FS over Honington, England on completion of his combat tour flying P-51D 44-14013 N2+B 'Beau's Baby'.



  • 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. ...

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 383rd Fighter Squadron


  • 44-14013 'Beau's Baby'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of 1st Lt Edward C Beaumont. Lost 14-Jan-45 1 mile E Honington/Sta 375 Lt Jackie C Woodside bailed safely. RTD.


Date Contributor Update
13 October 2016 16:18:42 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations