IWM catalogue record
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Ground crew service P-38 Lightning (KI-W, serial no. 42-67855) of the 55th Fighter Squadron, 20th Fighter Group. A pair of dice, the emblem of the 55th Fighter Squadron, can be seen on one of the aircraft's wheels.
In August 1943, the 20th Fighter Group arrived in Clyde, Scotland, before travelling to Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire, which was to be their base for the rest of the war. The Group flew 312 missions before their last mission on 25 April 1945. The...
Military site : airfield
RAF Duxford, now a museum and still a working airfield, was operated by the USAAF from 1943 to 1945. The base was briefly the home of the 350th Fighter Group in late 1942, but it was not until April 1943 that it became a fully American station when the...