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IWM catalogue record

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

A P-38J Lightning (MC-R, serial number 42-68165) nicknamed "Gentle Annie" of the 79th Fighter Squadron, 20th Fighter Group flown by Colonel Harold J. Rau. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Col. Rau, MC-R, 268165. 79th FS, 20th FG, 8th Air Force.'

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 20th Fighter Group

    20th Fighter Group

    Group
    In August 1943, the 20th Fighter Group arrived in Clyde, Scotland, before travelling to Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire, which was to be their base for the rest of the war. The Group flew 312 missions before their last mission on 25 April 1945. The...

  • 79th Fighter Squadron

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Revisions

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

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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