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"North American P-51 "Mustang" after crash landing at an 8th Air Force Base in England, 3 November 1944."



  • 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. ...

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 384th Fighter Squadron


  • John Geary

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Evaded (EVD) - crashed near Amersfoort on 1 Jan 45 in P-51 44-15202, evaded and eventually returned.


  • 44-13764 'Weepin' Deacon II' / 'Eaglebeak'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 354FS, 355FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to Scout Force, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) scouting mission Dresden; 15-Feb-45 pilot F/O Irvin E Lang KIA. MACR 12377


  • Deenethorpe

    Military site : airfield
    Deenethorpe was a base purpose-built for American heavy bombers, with the Class A regulation 2,000 and 1,400-yard runways. All the buildings on site,such as the accommodation and administrative blocks, were temporary. In December 1943, several local...


Date Contributor Update
07 January 2019 17:02:14 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations