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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.

The insignia of the 359th Fighter Group.

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Units

  • 359th Fighter Group

    359th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 359th Fighter Group flew 346 missions from East Wretham between December 1943 and April 1945. In the main these missions were escorting bombers flying over occupied Europe. The Group, soon after converting from Thunderbolts to Mustangs, were...

  • Headquarters (359th Fighter Group)

People

  • Albert Niccolai

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot
    First Lt. Niccolai was the pilot of a P-47 aircraft (#42-8636) leading a bomber formation from Holland to Münster, Germany. His aircraft was shot down by an ME109 while attacking another ME109 and crashed in Twist, Germany, at the border with the...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:36:31 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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