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

A P-51 Mustang (B6-D, serial number 44-13518) nicknamed "Horse's Itch" of the 357th Fighter Group perfroms an aerial stunt. The aircraft was piloted by Captain Edwin Hiro, later promoted to Major. First handwritten caption on reverse: 'D6-D Horse Itch [sic] 413518.' Second handwritten caption on reverse: 'Capt Edwin Hiro, P-51D-5, August 44, Horses' Itch.'



  • 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...


  • Edwin Hiro

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot, Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Vreden in P-51 'Horses Itch' 44-13518



Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:21:31 AAM AAM ingest

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