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Capt. Fred Brown. SFX/1SF (ex 401st BG). P-51D 44-13709 YF-H "Frances Ann".



  • 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. ...

  • Scouting Force (Experimental) (SFX)

    Scouting Force (Experimental) (SFX)

    Formed by Col. Peaslee following presentation of his theory to Gen. Doolittle. The purpose of the Scouting Force concept was for experienced, tour expired lead bomber pilots, escorted by volunteer fighter pilots, to fly ahead of bomber formations to...


  • 44-13709 'Frances Anne'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to Experimental Scout Force, 8AF USAAF. Transferred 1st Scouting Force, 8AF USAAF.


  • Steeple Morden

    Military site : airfield
    Originally used from 1940 as a small, grass airfield, satellite for nearby RAF Bassingbourn, Steeple Morden was allocated to the Eighth Air Force in August 1942 as a potential bomber base. It was used briefly by the 3rd Photographic Group during the...


Date Contributor Update
14 May 2017 10:19:54 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations