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The 4th Fighter Group’s control tower at RAF Debden, Essex, England, UK, Sep 25 1943. Front to Back: BGen Frederick L Anderson, Jr; Mr Donald Nelson, Chief of US War Production; LCol Chesley Peterson, 4th Fighter Group Commanding Officer.American ground crew preparing to arm P-51 Mustang fighter at an airfield with six M2 machine guns and 0.50 caliber ammunition, date unknownB-17 Fortresses of the 324th Bomb Squadron assembled at RAF Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire, England, UK, 1944. Note P-51D Mustang in the center of the field.Claire Chennault inspecting a P-51 Mustang fighter, Kunming, Yunnan, China, circa 1943-1944
The 4th Fighter Group’s control tower at RAF Debden, Essex, England, UK, Sep 25 1943. Front to Back: BGen Frederick L Anderson, Jr; Mr Donald Nelson, Chief of US War Production; LCol Chesley Peterson, 4th Fighter Group Commanding Officer.American ground crew preparing to arm P-51 Mustang fighter at an airfield with six M2 machine guns and 0.50 caliber ammunition, date unknownB-17 Fortresses of the 324th Bomb Squadron assembled at RAF Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire, England, UK, 1944. Note P-51D Mustang in the center of the field.Claire Chennault inspecting a P-51 Mustang fighter, Kunming, Yunnan, China, circa 1943-1944
Interesting collection of fighter types and fighter groups in one place. This is due to a meeting of the commanding officers from each of the fighter groups in the 8th Air Force at Bottisham, Cambridgeshire, England, UK, late 1944.P-51 Mustang fighter at an airfield, Aug 1943-Aug 1945P-51A Mustang fighter in flight, Sep 1943-Jan 1947P-51A Mustang fighter of US 311th Fighter Group in flight over Burma, 1943-1945
Interesting collection of fighter types and fighter groups in one place. This is due to a meeting of the commanding officers from each of the fighter groups in the 8th Air Force at Bottisham, Cambridgeshire, England, UK, late 1944.P-51 Mustang fighter at an airfield, Aug 1943-Aug 1945P-51A Mustang fighter in flight, Sep 1943-Jan 1947P-51A Mustang fighter of US 311th Fighter Group in flight over Burma, 1943-1945
P-51A Mustang fighters of the US 1st Air Commando Group at rest at an airfield in Burma, 1944P-51B Mustang of the 351st Fighter Squadron at rest at RAF Raydon, Suffolk, Engalnd, UK. This was a squadron “hack” aircraft after being declared War Weary (Note ‘WW’ for War Weary added to the tail number). Oct 1944 - Mar 1945P-51B Mustang “Shangri-La” of the 336th Fighter Squadron runs its motor up at RAF Debden, Essex, England, UK; 1944-45. Photo 2 of 2.P-51D Mustangs of the 4th Fighter Squadron in flight, Italy, 1944.
P-51A Mustang fighters of the US 1st Air Commando Group at rest at an airfield in Burma, 1944P-51B Mustang of the 351st Fighter Squadron at rest at RAF Raydon, Suffolk, Engalnd, UK. This was a squadron “hack” aircraft after being declared War Weary (Note ‘WW’ for War Weary added to the tail number). Oct 1944 - Mar 1945P-51B Mustang “Shangri-La” of the 336th Fighter Squadron runs its motor up at RAF Debden, Essex, England, UK; 1944-45. Photo 2 of 2.P-51D Mustangs of the 4th Fighter Squadron in flight, Italy, 1944.
Sixteen P-51D Mustangs of the 353rd Fighter Group lined up for a mission, RAF Raydon, Suffolk, England, UK, Dec 1944USAAF Capt Don Gentile sits on the wing of his P-51B Mustang “Shangri-La” of the 336th Fighter Squadron at RAF Debden, Essex, England, UK; 1944-45. Photo 1 of 2.View from the control tower at Martlesham Heath, Suffolk, England, UK, of P-51D Mustangs of the 360th Fighter Squadron in sandbag revetments, 1944.P-51B Mustang “Ding Hao!” and Maj James Howard (in cap) of the 356th Fighter Squadron at RAF Boxted, Essex, England, UK; early 1944. See Comment below.
Sixteen P-51D Mustangs of the 353rd Fighter Group lined up for a mission, RAF Raydon, Suffolk, England, UK, Dec 1944USAAF Capt Don Gentile sits on the wing of his P-51B Mustang “Shangri-La” of the 336th Fighter Squadron at RAF Debden, Essex, England, UK; 1944-45. Photo 1 of 2.View from the control tower at Martlesham Heath, Suffolk, England, UK, of P-51D Mustangs of the 360th Fighter Squadron in sandbag revetments, 1944.P-51B Mustang “Ding Hao!” and Maj James Howard (in cap) of the 356th Fighter Squadron at RAF Boxted, Essex, England, UK; early 1944. See Comment below.
Colonel Benjamin Davis, Jr. and Captain Edward Gleed standing in front of fellow African-American pilot Lieutenant WhiteP-51A Mustangs do a low pass over a forward air field of the 1st Air Commandos, Burma, Apr 1944. Note also a B-25H Mitchell and an L-1 VigilantRAF Mustang Mk IIIs of No 19 Squadron based at Ford, Sussex painted with white nose and wing stripes to prevent mis-identification as Me 109s, Apr 21, 1944US Pilots of 380th Fighter Squadron, 363rd Fighter Group with P-51D Mustang
Colonel Benjamin Davis, Jr. and Captain Edward Gleed standing in front of fellow African-American pilot Lieutenant White's P-51D Mustang 'Creamer's Dream', Europe, circa 1944P-51A Mustangs do a low pass over a forward air field of the 1st Air Commandos, Burma, Apr 1944. Note also a B-25H Mitchell and an L-1 VigilantRAF Mustang Mk IIIs of No 19 Squadron based at Ford, Sussex painted with white nose and wing stripes to prevent mis-identification as Me 109s, Apr 21, 1944US Pilots of 380th Fighter Squadron, 363rd Fighter Group with P-51D Mustang 'Fools Paradise IV' at Maupertus Airfield, Cherbourg, France, Jul-Aug 1944; note Jeep and CCKW fuel truck

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