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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Ground personnel of the 20th Fighter Group work on a P-38 Lightning nicknamed "Wrangler". Handwritten on slide:"328393 KI:W col cy wilson 1944 55th ftr sq 20th FtrGp" Printed on slide :"J.W. PHEGLEY"



  • 20th Fighter Group

    20th Fighter Group

    In August 1943, the 20th Fighter Group arrived in Clyde, Scotland, before travelling to Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire, which was to be their base for the rest of the war. The Group flew 312 missions before their last mission on 25 April 1945. The...


  • 43-28393 Wrangler

    P-38 Lightning
    While assigned to the 474th Fighter Group, aircraft lost on routine flight 8 June 1945 while flying from airfield Y-52, Nice, France to airfield R-2, Bad Langensalza, Germany. Aircraft crashed in bad weather just west of Strasbourg, France. The 430th...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:23 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection