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Snautzer01

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1940s WWII USAAF North American P-51 Mustang fighter airplane in flight Photo | eBay

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ColFord

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NA-91 North American P-51 Mustang FD533 41-37435. Delivered at NAA 9 Sept 42. Departed USA 29 Sept 42. Arrived Lockheed AC Abbotsinch UK for reassembly and mods 31 Dec 1942. 51 Maintenance Unit 16 Mar 1943. Issued to No.268 Squadron RAF 26 Jun 1943 - part of initial batch of Mustang Mk.IA for Squadron re-equipment from Mustang Mk.I. Lost on combat operations - Ranger - near Rouen on 26 September 1943, shot down by FW-190 of 1/JG2 flown by Uffz Wilhelm Peukert. RAF pilot Flight Sargeant Walter "Wally" Mell RAFVR, Killed in Action, buried at St. Sever Cemetary Extension, Rouen Seine-Maritime, France.

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