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Capt Ken Dahlberg watches Sgt Harry Phillips and SSgt George Spikos of the 353rd FS 354th FG load ammo into a P-47D Thunderbolt.

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

Armorers of the 354th Fighter Group load ammunition into the wing of Captain K. Dahlberg's P-51 Mustang. Handwritten caption on reverse: '354 Cpt K Dahlberg, FRA 132009.'



  • 354th Fighter Group

    354th Fighter Group

    The Group moved to England in the autumn of 1943 and was assigned to the Ninth Air Force in December 1943. The Group were the first to fly P-51 Mustangs operationally and in their bomber escort missions pushed to find the long-range limits of the...


  • Kenneth Dahlberg

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot
    Kenneth Dahlberg 354th Fighter Group. P-51 Mustang Pilot. ...

  • Harry Phillips

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Crew Chief
    Assigned to 353FS, 354FG, 9AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • George Spiros

    Military | Private First Class | Armourer
    Assigned to 353FS, 354FG, 9AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.


Date Contributor Update
18 November 2017 07:42:18 fugari Changes to caption and person associations

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