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A P-51 Mustang nicknamed "Old Crow" of the 357th Fighter Group. Captain Clarence A "Bud" Anderson has signed the image: "Just one more pass back & we'll set course" - Your pal, Andy." Handwritten caption on reverse: 'BC524. Hadowell via R.C. Jones. Legends 2003, Anderson Article, Mustang Man, Photo 1.'



  • 357th Fighter Group

    357th Fighter Group

    The 357th Fighter Group was the first P-51 Mustang Group in the Eighth Air Force, training with them from November 1943 at Raydon, England and entering combat with them in the February of the following year from their new base at Leiston. The Group was...


  • Clarence Anderson

    Military | Colonel | Fighter Pilot-1055 single engine
    Clarence "Bud" Anderson enlisted shortly after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbour. He earned his pilots wing in September 1942 and joined the 357th Fighter Group a year later. In late 1943, Anderson and the 357th arrived in Europe, where they quickly...


  • 44-14450 'Old Crow' 'Pretty Pix'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 363FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Capt Clarence E Anderson Jr. Re-assigned to Lt James E Taylor.


Date Contributor Update
13 July 2016 14:09:07 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations

Associated 44-14450.

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 09:59:59 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection