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

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.'



  • 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...

  • Leon Zimmermann

    Military | Sergeant | Ground Personal/Armorer
    Leon Zimmermann served with the 357th Fighter Group as Major Clarence "Bud" Anderson's armorer for 'Old Crow'.


Date Contributor Update
29 October 2017 14:50:25 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations and person associations

Roger Freeman Photo.

Date Contributor Update
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