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Ground crewmen with P-51 Mustang (PZ-A_, serial number 42-106635) nicknamed "Texas Bluebonnet" of the 352nd Fighter Group.



  • 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...

  • 486th Fighter Squadron


  • 42-106635 'Texas Bluebonnet'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 486FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) from a bomber escort to Dessau. Bounced by three Bf109's near Leipzig and shot down, pilot Lt Woodrow W Anderson Killed in Action (KIA) 28-May-44. MACR 5099.


Date Contributor Update
16 October 2019 13:32:37 Emily Created entry with caption and unit associations

Image courtesy of Peter Randall aka Pyker