IWM catalogue record
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Three P-51 Mustangs (J2-G, serial number 44-15236), (J2-J, serial number 44-63236) and (J2-N, serial number 44-14827) all of the 479th Fighter Group, fly in combat formation.
The 479th was the last Fighter Group to join the Eighth Air Force, which they did on 14 May 1944. Known as "Riddle's Raiders", after their first Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Kyle L. Riddle, the Group flew escort and fighter sweep missions before D-Day....
Assigned to 435FS, 479FG, 8AF USAAF.
Assigned to 434FS, 479FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 435FS, 479FG, 8AF USAAF.