IWM catalogue record
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A P-38 Lightning of the 364th Fighter Group at Goxhill, 1944. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Goxhill, '44, Lockheed P-38 Lightning, 364th Fighter Group.' On reverse: P.H.T. Green Collection [Stamp].
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...
Military site : airfield
Goxhill opened in June 1941 as an RAF Bomber Command airfield, before being handed over to RAF Fighter Command in December. The Eighth Air Force took ownership in August 1942, and used the airfield, which they quickly dubbed 'Goat Hill' for operational...