IWM catalogue record
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Lieutenant Julian Morford of the 405th Fighter Group on the wing of his P-47 Thunderbolt. Printed caption on reverse: 'Lt Julian Morford, 511th FS, with his razorback at Christchurch shortly after D-Day. Note invasion stripes on aircraft in background.' Handwriten caption on reverse: 'Julian Morford, 511 FS, ALG 416 Christchurch Eng.'
The 405th Fighter Group was a fighter bomber unit of the United States Army Air Force in World War II. They group flew P-47 Thunderbolts in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) starting with the buildup to the Invasion of Normandy ("D-Day") through...
Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
Military site : airfield
The original Christchurch Airport operated from 1935-39, and the airfield was used by the RAF from 1939 to 1941. It was the site of the Airspeed Aircraft factiry from 1940 to 51. Christchurch was developed for USAAF use in 1943, and the Ninth Air Force...