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Lt. (later Captain) James J Sullivan, posing with his P-51 Mustang 44-15596 E2-J "Betty's Delight". 375th Fighter Squadron, 361st Fighter Group.

Connections

Units

  • 361st Fighter Group

    361st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 361st Fighter Group was the last P-47 Thunderbolt Group to join the Eighth Air Force. Between 21 January 1944 and 20 April 1945, the Group flew 441 missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers flying over occupied Europe. The...

  • 375th Fighter Squadron

People

Aircraft

  • 44-15596 Betty's Delight

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned aircraft of Captain James J Sullivan who named it "Betty's Delight" for his sweetheart Betty O'Shea.

Locations

  • Little Walden

    Military site : airfield
    Little Walden was built as a Class A airfield suitable for American heavy bombers. The 409th Bomb Group, as part of the Ninth Air Force, was stationed at the base between March and September 1944, flying A-20 Havocs. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 January 2017 11:15:51 Pyker Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Details from photos submitted by Sullivan family.

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