AAF Fighter insignia

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  1. skybear45

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    The attached insignia has been more or less connected to the to the 479thFG
    prior to that units overseas transition from p-38's to P-51's.

    I'm trying to nail down the actual squadron within the 479th that displayed
    this insignia. If anyone out there has a photo showing this design in use
    (flight jacket, unit signage, etc.) I would sure appreciate seeing it posted.

    Thanks,
    Bob
     

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    I don't see that one listed for the 479th either. Are you sure it was that group?
     
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    This is probably one of those "unofficial" unit emblems/patches that many squadrons adopted, but were never approved by higher ups. Many of these "unofficial" emplems/patches did find there way onto flight jackets and in some cases as nose art. In all of my research I cannot find this particular emblem associated with the 479th FS. Nice looking one however...
     
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    There is a 435th squadron association that just started their website. These guys might be the ones to contact then for verification.

    435th Fighter Squadron Alumni
     
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