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44-14790

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 352nd Fighter Group

    352nd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...

  • 487th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Cuthbert Pattillo

    Military | General | Pilot | 352nd Fighter Group
    In November 1942, Pattillo together with his twin brother enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Forces, later completing the aviation cadet program and receiving his pilot wings and commission as a second lieutenant at Marianna, Fla., in March 1944. He and his...

Places

  • Bodney

    Military site : airfield
    Before the Americans arrived Bodney was a grass-surfaced airfield. So when the 352nd Fighter Group arrived with heavy P-47 Thunderbolts, work was carried out to strengthen its roads and runways with steel matting, concrete and tarmac. Nissen huts also...

  • Asch

    Military site : airfield

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 June 2018 20:24:20 ajgoebel Changes to media associations
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Correction

Date Contributor Update
15 June 2018 20:10:29 ajgoebel Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

June 15th, 2018

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