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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

A P-47 Thunderbolt (PZ-A, serial number 42-8699) nicknamed "Prairie Farme (Spirit of Los Angeles City College)" of the 352nd Fighter Group prpepares for take off at Wittering. Written on slide casing: 'PZ-A 28699 Cpt Andrews at Wittering.'



  • 352nd Fighter Group

    352nd Fighter Group

    The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...


  • Wittering

    Military site : airfield
    Wittering, now in Cambridgeshire, began as RFC Stamford in 1916. By the end of the First World War, it had been renamed RAF Wittering, and was used by both British and American aircraft. It had six hangars, fifteen aircraft sheds and many other...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:04 AAM AAM ingest

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