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Major Laurence E. Blumer being shown a war trophy by a fellow serviceman, Fort Lewis 1945.

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  • 357th Fighter Group

    357th Fighter Group

    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...

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  • Laurence Blumer

    Military | Major | Fighter pilot
    Five German Luftwaffe airplanes during World War II were shot down in less than 15 minutes by one pilot who was born and raised in North Dakota. Because of this, Larry "Scrappy" Blumer earned the title Fastest Ace in the West. For his actions during...

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Date Contributor Update
10 September 2021 09:33:05 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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