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Line up of 20th FG P-51s on Armed Forces Day, August 1945. As usual, the serial numbers are obscured by the 55th FS Triangle but the two seen are 44-14253 KI-P “Lil’ Eva” of Lt. Douglas NMI Michel, Bronx, NY and 44-13799 KI-N “Hoodinky” of Lt. Paul J Milan, Wyandotte, MI. 77th FS aircraft seen in the line up are: 44-13768 LC-J “Subtle Annie” of Lt. Pier W Pierce, Bath, NY; 44-14692 LC-Y “My Rosie” of Lt. Henry J Piatkaiwicz, Linden, NJ; 44-13678 LC-B “Dizzy Rebel” of Lt. Robert H King, Wilmington, NC; 44-15321 LC-S "Snowball’s Gesarium" of Lt. Walter E Umla Jr, Brooklyn, NY; 44-13918 LC-V “Gloria” of Lt. Baxter M Phillips, Laurel, MD and 44-13798 LC-W “Kitty B” of Lt. Albert B North, Massillon, OH.



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Date Contributor Update
14 May 2017 17:00:38 Al_Skiff Changes to aircraft associations

Date Contributor Update
28 October 2016 12:18:34 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations