IWM catalogue record
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A P-51 Mustang of the 361st Fighter Group performs an aerial maneuver. Caption on reverse: '52734 AC- FRANCE- 8th AF- North America P-51 peeling off during heavy bomber escort mission. 361st Fighter Group. PLEASE CREDIT: "OFFICIAL U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO".'
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...