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Lt. Harold O Binkley, pilot and ground crew of the North American P-51 Mustang 'Osage Chief' of the 20th Fighter Group in England.

NARA Ref 342-FH-3A12271-66813AC.



  • 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. ...

  • 20th Fighter Group

    20th Fighter Group

    In August 1943, the 20th Fighter Group arrived in Clyde, Scotland, before travelling to Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire, which was to be their base for the rest of the war. The Group flew 312 missions before their last mission on 25 April 1945. The...

  • 79th Fighter Squadron


  • Harold Binkley

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 79FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited 4 x kills [1 Me109, 1 Me110, 2 FW190]. Completed Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: DFC, AM (11 OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.


  • 44-13855 "O'Sage Chief"

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 79FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Capt Harold O Binkley.


Date Contributor Update
13 November 2016 10:55:15 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations