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P-51 Mustangs at Debden, home of the 4th Fighter Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'June 15, 45. 336 Flt. Line Fore. 334 Flt. Line Back, Across. Field to N.E. Credit - Swerdel. Circular Pillbox Divides 336 from 335 Line. 354 KP.'
Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...
Military site : airfield
RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...