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Dale Eugene Dunn in front of the p51d-10 "Red Rose," (#44-14166); U.S. 8th AF, 361st FG, 374th FS, at Bottisham Airbase 1944.



  • 361st Fighter Group

    361st Fighter Group

    The 361st Fighter Group was the last P-47 Thunderbolt Group to join the Eighth Air Force. Between 21 January 1944 and 20 April 1945, the Group flew 441 missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers flying over occupied Europe. The...


  • Dale Dunn

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot P-51D10 "Red Rose"
    Dale Eugene Dunn, Lt., Fighter Pilot, USAAF, 8th Air Force, 8th AF Fighter Command, 67th Fighter Wing, 361st Fighter Group, 374th Fighter Squadron (The Yellow Jackets), Bottisham and Little Walden airbases U.K., (base transfer date Sept. 26, 1944-16...


  • Bottisham

    Military site : airfield
    The P-47 Thunderbolts of the 361st Fighter Group damaged the surfaces of the airfield so much in the first months of flying from Bottisham that American engineers were called in to lay a new runway. In January 1944 they constructed a 1,470-yard-long...


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