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Captain Davis Perron of the 357th Fighter Group, holding a dog, sits in the cockpit of his P-51 Mustang.
Handwritten caption on reverse: 'David T Perron.'

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Captain Davis Perron of the 357th Fighter Group sits in the cockpit of his P-51 Mustang along with a canine friend. Handwritten caption on reverse:' David T Perron.'



  • 357th Fighter Group

    357th Fighter Group

    The 357th Fighter Group was the first P-51 Mustang Group in the Eighth Air Force, training with them from November 1943 at Raydon, England and entering combat with them in the February of the following year from their new base at Leiston. The Group was...


  • Davis Perron

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) crashed near Doullens in P-51 43-6792


  • 43-6792 'Little Bitch'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 357FS, 362FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) fighter sweep to Ludwigshaven. Lost 1 April 44 crashed Doullens, France - Lt Davis T Perron Killed in Action (KIA) 1-Apr-44. MACR 3463.


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