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Lt. Colonel Robert J Meyer, pilot, and ground crew of the North American P-51D Mustang "Bob Cat V" of the 20th Fighter Group in England.

NARA Ref 342-FH-3A12261-B66809AC.



  • 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


  • Harry Keli

    Military | Senior Master Sergeant | Crew chief
    Assigned to 79FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Robert Meyer

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot
    Squadron CO. 3 x FW190, 1/2 x He115, 1 x Me410, 2 x Me109. Awards: SS, DFC (OLC), AM (12OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Edward Roy

    Military | Sergeant | Armourer
    Assigned to 79FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF.

  • Kenneth Walker

    Military | Sergeant | Asst crew chief
    Assigned to 79FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.


  • 44-72402 'Bob-Cat V'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 79FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Lt Col Robert J Meyer. Crashed from unknown cause in the Ruhr, Germany 25-Apr-45. Pilot 1st Lt Lynn P Bishop bailed out and was rescued, aircraft was destroyed.


Date Contributor Update
15 November 2016 12:49:14 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations