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"North American P-51 (A/C No. 411675) of the 78th Fighter Group crash-landed at 8th Air Force Station F-357 in Duxford, England. 11 February 1945."

Connections

Units

  • 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. ...

  • 78th Fighter Group

    78th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 78th Fighter Group was initially based at Goxhill but moved to Duxford in April 1943 and stayed there until October 1945. The 78th FG flew each of the three US built principal fighters of the AAF in the ETO. In their Thundetbolts, the 78th FG ...

  • 82nd Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-11675

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 369FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 82FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF.

Locations

  • Duxford

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Duxford, now a museum and still a working airfield, was operated by the USAAF from 1943 to 1945. The base was briefly the home of the 350th Fighter Group in late 1942, but it was not until April 1943 that it became a fully American station when the...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 January 2019 17:38:34 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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