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A 354th Fighter Squadron, 355th Fighter Group P-51D Mustang (WR-E, serial number 43-7053) piloted by William P. Boulet, who had destroyed 6 enemy aircraft by the time of this crash. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'This ship was ass. to William P. Boulet, 6 aircraft des.'

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Units

  • 355th Fighter Group

    355th Fighter Group

    Group
    Where the 353rd Fighter Group had pioneered ground strafing techniques, it was the 355th Fighter Group who destroyed more enemy aircraft by ground strafing than any other Eighth Air Force Group. Based at Steeple Morden from July 1943 to July 1945, the...

  • 354th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-7053

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 354FS, 355FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 554FTS, 495FTG, 8AF USAAF. Sold to French airforce, assigned to Groupe de Reconnaissance 2/33.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 February 2017 20:53:21 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
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