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

Glenn Eaglesten of the 354th Fighter Group in the cockpit of his P-51 Mustang. A printed caption was previously attached to the reverse, however this has been removed. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Glenn Eaglesten at BX.'



  • 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...


  • Glenn Eagleston

    Military | Colonel | Pilot
    Assigned to 79FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF flying P-39's stateside. Transferred to 353FS, 354FG, 9AF USAAF flying P-47's and P-51's. Glenn Eagleston was an ace pilot, having been credited with a total of 20.5 aircraft during World War II and Korea. ...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:21:55 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection