USAAF Lockheed P-38J Lightning, "ScrapIron IV", 1944.
Military | Major | Fighter pilot
Five German Luftwaffe airplanes during World War II were shot down in less than 15 minutes by one pilot who was born and raised in North Dakota. Because of this, Larry "Scrappy" Blumer earned the title Fastest Ace in the West. For his actions during...
Assigned to 393FS, 367FG, 9AF. Personal aircraft of Capt Laurence E Blumer. Transferred to 326 Ferrying Squadron, 1 Transport Group, 9AF USAAF.
Military site : airfield
Planned as a secret, emergency airfield, Stoney Cross was developed during 1942-43 as an advance base for both fighters and bombers. Occupied by the RAF from January 1943, before construction was complete, the station had eventually three concrete...
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