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44-14787

P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. This was the first P-51D assigned to Major Frederick W Glover.

Service

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 4th Fighter Group

    4th Fighter Group

    Group
    Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...

  • 336th Fighter Squadron

    336th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 336th Fighter Squadron was constituted by the War Department on 22 august 1942, and was activated at Bushey Hall, England, on 12 September. It had been designated as No. 133 (Eagle) Squadron, and was made up of American volunteers to the Royal Air...

People

  • Frederick Glover

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot | 4th Fighter Group
    Fred Glover hailed from Asheville, North Carolina. He had once played a little professional baseball. ...

  • John Stumpf

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 4th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Post War: Served in Japan during the Korea War; remained in the Active Reserves for 23 years. Retired as a Major. Officer, NYPD.

Places

  • Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11, UK 18 April 1945

Crashed Belly Landing Debden/Sta 356 Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt John J Stumpf, 18-Apr-45.

336FS 4FG 8AF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 March 2016 10:16:56 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, markings, description, events, unit associations and person associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=44-14787&Submit4=Go
http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=44-14787&Submit=S...

Date Contributor Update
13 April 2015 19:59:43 apollo11 Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

Personal research & 'The Debden Eagles' by Garry L. Fry.

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