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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.

Pilots of the 364th Fighter Group with a P-51 at Honington in July 1945. Printed caption on reverse: '71841 AC- Pilots of Flight B of the 384th Fighter Squadron, 364th Fighter Group, 67th Fighter Wing, pose in front of a North American P-51 at the 8th Air Force Station F-375, Honnington [sic], England. 21 July 1945.'

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 67th Fighter Wing
  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 384th Fighter Squadron

Locations

  • Honington

    Military site : airfield
    Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:38:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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