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Captain Bloom of the 514th Fighter Squadron, 406th Fighter Group sits in the cockpit of his P-47D serial 44-33353 "Bloom's Tomb" (code O7-R underscored) whilst ground personnel work on the aircraft. Handorf 1945. Image via John Quincy.

IWM catalogue record

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Captain Bloom of the 496th Fighter Training Group sits in the cockpit of his P-47 Thunderbolt nicknamed "Bloom's Tomb" whilst ground personnel work on the aircraft. Handorf 1945. Image via John Quincy.

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  • 496th Fighter Training Group

    496th Fighter Training Group

    Group
    Activated as 496th Fighter Training Group on 11 December 1943 at Greencastle by VIII Composite Command. ...

People

  • John Quincy

    Military | Lieutenant
    John Quincy served with the 406th Fighter Group. He sent historian Roger Freeman copies of the colour photos he took during his tour in the ETO.

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Date Contributor Update
26 December 2014 19:03:08 Gerry Asher Changes to caption
Sources

NINTH AIR FORCE IN COLOR by Roger Freeman.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:36:37 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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