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Captain C.E. Anderson of the 363rd Fighter Squadron, 357th Fighter Group talks to his ground crew from the wing of his P-51 Mustang. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Capt. C.E. Anderson (363rd Ftr. Sq.) describing his 9th victory to his crew.'
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...
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...
Military | Sergeant | Ground Personal/Armorer
Leon Zimmermann served with the 357th Fighter Group as Major Clarence "Bud" Anderson's armorer for 'Old Crow'.