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IWM catalogue record

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A damaged P-51 Mustang (YF-D, serial number 44-11341) of the 358th Fighter Squadron, 355th Fighter Group, 8 January 1945. Official caption on image: "TSG (Jan 8 45) (GAD-152) P-51 #44-11341."

Connections

Units

  • 355th Fighter Group

    355th Fighter Group

    Group
    Where the 353rd Fighter Group had pioneered ground strafing techniques, it was the 355th Fighter Group who destroyed more enemy aircraft by ground strafing than any other Eighth Air Force Group. Based at Steeple Morden from July 1943 to July 1945, the...

  • 358th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-11341 'Sweet Stuff'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 2SF, 8AF USAAF. Crash landed at RAF Steeple Morden, Cambridgeshire, 8-Jan-45. Pilot Lt Marvin H Castleberry survived but aircraft was destroyed.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:00 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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