IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
P-51 Mustangs nicknamed "Jersey Jerk" and "Jet Job" fly in formation with fellow Mustangs of the 356th Fighter Group. Printed caption on reverse: 'P-51 Mustangs of the 8th AF return from an escort mission to Lutzkendorf, Germany 9 February 1945.'
The 356th Fighter Group flew 413 missions between 15 October 1943 and 7 May 1945 and suffered the highest ratio of losses to enemy aircraft claims of any Eighth Air Force Group. This gave the Group the reputation of being the 'hard luck' outfit. The...