IWM catalogue record
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Formation of five P-51 Mustangs in the foreground and a formation of a further five in the background. The five in the foreground belong to the 350th Fighter Squadron, 353rd Fighter Group. Printed on reverse: '69625 AC - High above the English countryside, North American P-51 "Mustangs" of the 350th Fighter Squadron, 353rd Fighter Group, fly in close formation. February 1945.'
The 353rd Fighter Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force on 7 June 1943. The group flew P-47 Thunderbolts, and from October 1944, P-51 Mustangs, as escorts for bombing missions across occupied Europe and to strafe targets on the ground. Tactical...
Assigned 350FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF.
Assigned to 350FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF.