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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

The Houses of Parliament and Westminster Bridge, London, photographed by T P Smith of the 359th Fighter Group. Printed caption on reverse: '359th FG Photos. Source: T.P. Smith via Char Baldridge, Historian. Description: #71; Big Ben and parliament bldgs in London.'

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  • 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...

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  • Thomas Smith

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Out of fuel on an escort mission on 11 April 1944, Pilot Thomas P. Smith crash-landed his P-47 #42-74737 in the small French hamlet of Macou, near the Belgian border. He started walking in a northwesternly direction, crossed the Franco-Belgian border...

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Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 09:59:54 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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