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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.

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  • 479th Fighter Group

    479th Fighter Group

    Group
    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....

Aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:22:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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