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Lieutenant-Colonel John A. Brooks III of the 2nd Scouting Force in the cockpit of his P-51 Mustang (YF-X, serial number 44-14309) nicknamed "Calamity Jane (Punkin)". Written on slide casing: 'John A Brooks III, 1945. After 9 Feb 1945, Air Battle 2 kills.'
Military | Brigadier General | Pilot
Led 17 B-24s on the low level attack at Ploesti whilst with the 389th Bomb Group. ...
Assigned to 2nd Scouting Force, 8AF USAAF.
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Associated to John A Brooks III based on Biography information in his Person page.
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection