UNITED STATES EIGHTH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1942-1945

Catalogue number
  • FRE 1444
Department
Photographs
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  • object name: print
  • object category: Photography
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Category
photographs

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Object description

P-51 Mustang (CY-D, serial number 44-14561), named "Miss Velma", of the 343rd Fighter Squadron, 55th Fighter Group. This aircraft was flown by Capt. Frank E. Birtciel, who flew with the 343rd FS between August 1943 and April 1945. The 55th FG began flying P-51 Mustangs in July 1944.

Physical description

Print, loose

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