Mighty Eighth (ww2)

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    The "Mighty Eighth" began operations in England on Feb. 20, 1942, when Brig. Gen. Ira C. Eaker led a seven-man advance team to scout the country and prepare for the arrival of American combat flyin...
    Note: 'Spokane Chief' shown in the opening and ending sequences is identified as P-47C-5-RE WZ-Z (41-6630) 84th FS, 78th FG, 8th AF, USAAF

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    That would be Eugene Roberts - 9 in the air for the 78th, commanded the 364th FG during his second tour after it got Mustangs
     
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