A P-51 Mustang of the 352nd Fighter Group, 487th Fighter Squadron, coded HO-G, "Lilli Marlene", s/n 43-7139, Pilot Lt Cyrus Greer flies over French countryside in Hall 1944 in an image taken by an aircraft of the 446th Bomb Group.
Handwritten caption on reverse of print: 'Over France? 9/44 taken by 446BG, 352FG or 359FG'.
N.B. This aircraft never flew with the 359th Fighter Group.
IWM catalogue record
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A P-51 Mustang of the 359th Fighter Group flies over French countryside in 1944 in an image taken by an aircraft of the 446th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Over France? 9/44 taken by 446BG, 352FG or 359FG.'
The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...
The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...
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