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Captain Zell Smith Jr. of the 365th Fighter Group in the cockpit of his P-47D Thunderbolt. Image via DK Beaumeister, via Zell Smith.

IWM catalogue record

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

Captain Zell Smith Jr. of the 365th Fighter Group in the cockpit of his P-51 Mustang. Image via DK Beaumeister, via Zell Smith.

Connections

Units

  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in December 1943 as part of the Ninth Air Force. Flying P-47s, the Group took part in missions over northern France designed to weaken Germany's ability to repulse the planned Allied invasion of summer 1944. After the...

  • 388th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Zell Smith

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Assigned to 388FS, 365FG, 8AF USAAF. Flew 110 combat missions over France and Germany. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 July 2016 23:54:21 466thHistorian Changes to unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

"Thunderbolts of The Hell Hawks" - Barnes/Crump/Sutherland
page 243

Date Contributor Update
03 January 2015 14:27:10 Gerry Asher Changes to caption
Sources

HELL HAWKS by Robert F. Dorr

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:32:15 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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