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44-72139

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 356th Fighter Group

    356th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 356th Fighter Group flew 413 missions between 15 October 1943 and 7 May 1945 and suffered the highest ratio of losses to enemy aircraft claims of any Eighth Air Force Group. This gave the Group the reputation of being the 'hard luck' outfit. The...

  • 360th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Herbert Rutland

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 356th Fighter Group
    Herb Rutland served as a pilot with the 356th Fighter Group, flying missions out of Martlesham Heath, England.

Places

  • Martlesham Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Opened in 1917 as home to the RFC Aeroplane Experimental Unit, Martlesham Heath became well known during the 1920s-30s as home to the Aircraft and Armament Experimental Establishment. Used as an RAF fighter station from 1939, with only a grass airfield...

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Date Contributor Update
17 July 2016 03:18:00 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
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