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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

The P-51 Mustang (serial number 44-14783) flown by Captain Andrew Fuller, of the 3rd Scouting Force. The green and yellow chequered pattern on the nose, denotes that the 3rd Scouting Force was attached to the 55th Fighter Group. Handwritten on slide:"3SF Wormingford CAPT. ANDY FULLER'S AIRCRAFT P-51-D IONA 44 14783 CG*C 3SF"



  • 3rd Scouting Force

    3rd Scouting Force

    The 3rd Scouting Force was unique in that it operated P-51s and B-17s simultaneously, flying weather reconnaissance and escort missions for the 8th Air Force's Bomb Groups. ...

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...


  • Andrew Fuller

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
    Assigned to ETO in 1944. Pilot of B-17 'Gemini II' PH/ DFC



  • Wormingford

    Military site : airfield
    Wormingford was a Royal Flying Corps/RAF anti-Zeppelin aircraft Landing Ground First World War, rebuilt for the Eighth Air Force 1942-43. It was a Ninth Air Force base from 1943-44, and home to the 362nd Fighter Group. Switching back to the Eighth Air...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:39:21 AAM AAM ingest

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