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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.

P-51 Mustangs (MC-R) nicknamed "Gentle Annie" of the 20th Fighter Group, (PE-X, serial number 44-14111) of the 352nd Fighter Group and (CL-P, serial number 44-14291) of the 58th Fighter Group with P-47 Thunderbolts (LM-S) of the 56th Fighter Group and (PI-I) of the 356th Fighter Group.

Connections

Units

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 356th Fighter Group

    356th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 356th Fighter Group flew 413 missions between 15 October 1943 and 7 May 1945 and suffered the highest ratio of losses to enemy aircraft claims of any Eighth Air Force Group. This gave the Group the reputation of being the 'hard luck' outfit. The...

  • 56th Fighter Group

    56th Fighter Group

    Group
    Flying P-47 Thunderbolts throughout their time stationed in England, the Group, known as "the Wolfpack", had more ace pilots than any other Eighth Air Force Fighter Group. The 56th Fighter Group also destroyed more enemy aircraft in air combat than any...

Aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 October 2017 19:45:52 Al_Skiff Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

Roger Freeman Photo.

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

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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