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A ground crewman* of the 4th Fighter Group with a P-51 Mustang. Pritnted on slide:"M.Sgt M. O............- 6803 Roxdale Ln. Paradise CA 95969"

*Sgt Lawrence Hendel armourer for 'Marjorie'.

IWM catalogue record

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

A ground crewman of the 4th Fighter Group with a P-51 Mustang. Pritnted on slide:"M.Sgt M. O............- 6803 Roxdale Ln. Paradise CA 95969"

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Units

  • 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. ...

  • 4th Fighter Group

    4th Fighter Group

    Group
    Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...

  • 334th Fighter Squadron

    334th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 334th Fighter Squadron was the successor to No. 71 Eagle squadron of the Royal Air Force when the 4th Fighter Group was activated on 12 September 1942. They were based at Debden Field, Essex. The "Fighting Eagles" as they were called, flew...

People

  • Lawrence Hendel

    Military | Chief Master Sergeant | Armourer
    Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME. Post war: Remained in USAAF and by 1962 had risen to Chief Master Sgt.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 August 2017 14:08:45 Al_Skiff Changes to caption and unit associations
Sources

Roger Freeman photo - added crewmans name to text description.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:43:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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