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Major James Howard (in CAP) from 356. fighter squadron on his machine's P-51B Mustang Ding Hao! Sixth, lets paint swastika and this aligns the previous Japanese series victories over the base of the RAF Boxted, Essex, England, 1944

Major James Howard (in CAP) from fighter squadron on his machine's Mustang Ding Hao! Sixth, lets paint swastika and this aligns the previous Japanese series victories over the base of the RAF Boxted, Essex, England, 1944

Happy Jack's Go Buggy (P-38J Lightening)

demons: “ Captain Jack Ilfrey’s nickname was Happy Jack, which is where the name of his Lightning got it’s name “Happy Jack’s Go Buggy” from. Ilfrey was a member of the Fighter Squadron, Fighter Group during the Second World War.

World War II, England, April 1944, USAAF Mustang Fighter Station of Ace Pilots, Pilot Captain Gentile watches as a colleague affixs stickers onto the side of his aeroplane, each one representing a raid carried out by that aircraft

World War II. April USAAF Mustang Fighter Station of Ace Pilots. Pilot Captain Gentile watches as a colleague affixs stickers onto the side of his aeroplane, each one representing a raid carried out by that aircraft.

A German Bf110-7 of III/ZG 76 with skull and crossbones nose art. Zerstörergeschwader 76 was a Luftwaffe heavy destroyer fighter wing during WW2.

A German of "III/ZG with skull and crossbones nose art, the emblem of Zerstörergeschwader 76 (ZG (lit. destroyer wing) was a Luftwaffe heavy/destroyer Fighter Aircraft-wing of World War II.

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This is one of my favorite wartime photos of a "Caroline" flown by Capt. Thomas Smith serial # of the It flew flew on 110 combat missions out of 114 scheduled according information to Fighter Group,

Melvin Hoffman of the 82nd Fighter Squadron made the best landing he could under the circumstances in his P-51D Mustang at RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire, England, UK; Jan 4 1945. Note oil covering the windscreen and engine cowling.

On this day in history: Melvin Hoffman of the Fighter Squadron made the best landing he could under the circumstances in his Mustang at RAF Duxford Cambridgeshire England United Kingdom 4 January Note oil covering the windscreen and engine cowling.

One of the aces America lost over the Holidays was Major George Preddy, the top scoring pilot with the P-51 Mustang. George was killed on Christmas Day 1944. He is seen here as a Captain posing with his P-47D Thunderbolt "Cripes A' Mighty" in late 1943. Preddy scored only three victories with the P-47 but went on to score a record 23.83 in the P-51 Mustang

Top Mustang Ace Major George E. of the Fighter Group, Air Force - Stardust Studios

The top Mustang ace of all time was Major George E Preddy of the 352nd Fighter Group. He scored 26.83 air and 5 ground victories but was killed during the Battle of the Bulge.

The top Mustang ace of all time was Major George E Preddy of the Fighter Group. He scored air and 5 ground victories but was killed during the Battle of the Bulge.

Nödlandare från USA -North American P-51B-5-NA Mustang "Hot Pants" - Serial # 43-6461

Nödlandare från USA -North American P-51B-5-NA Mustang "Hot Pants" - Serial # 43-6461

P-51D-20-NA (serial number 44-63209) of the 84th Fighter Squadron, 78th Fighter Group, nicknamed "Sherman was Right !". The phrase derived from a speech in which General William T. Sherman (commander of a Union Army in the American Civil War) said: "There is many a boy here who looks on war as all glory but, boys, war is all hell." The pilot in front of it is Frank E. OILER (one victory). This aircraft was lost in 1945 with its pilot Louis R. HEREFORD (KIA) Photos : Roger Freeman Collection

a few highlights from the Roger Freeman Collection of photographs. The Imperial War Museum acquired the collection in 2012 and began to.

Pappy Boyington in his F4U Corsair

Gregory “Pappy” Boyington (December 1912 – January “Pappy” Boyington was an American combat pilot who was a United States Marine Corps fighter ace during World War II. He received both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross.

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