UNITED STATES NINTH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1942-1945

Catalogue number
  • FRE 425
Department
Photographs
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Production date
1945-06
Subject period
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  • object name: print
  • object category: Photograph
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Category
photographs

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Object description

Lieutenant Cary Salter, a pilot of the 354th Fighter Group with a two seat P-51 Mustang (GR-B). Image via Cary Salter. Salter has handwritten on the reverse: '353 Ftr Sqdn- 354 Ftr Group, Jun 1945. GRB were initials of George R Bickell, commander of 354th Group at end of WWII. George died in October 1987. GRB was a two seat P-51B and had previously been named "The Stars Looks Down". Gen Eisenhower had been a passenger, flown by Ged Edward Queseda, on July 4 1944 as they looked over the Normandy beach area, France.'

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