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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

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

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.'

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  • 352nd Fighter Group

    352nd Fighter Group

    Group
    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...

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    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...

  • 487th Fighter Squadron

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 June 2015 14:24:22 Lucy May Changes to caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

Amendments made to unit Connections on the advice from Peter Randall of Little Friends: http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/. Additional information in the caption from the same source.

Date Contributor Update
01 November 2014 00:15:06 Dittosox Changes to caption
Sources

Sam L. Sox, Jr , Photography Archivist 352nd FG Association

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:22:44 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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