Pics of 325th Fighter Group P-40's?

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  1. Bucksnort101

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    I'm looking for wartime pictures of P-40's with the 325th Fighter Group (Checkertails) which had shark mouths. I beleive the 325th was with the 12th Air Force when they were flying p-40's. There are paintings, and several P-40 restorations in these colors, but for some reason I cannot find any real life, war time pics.
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    Maj. William R. Reed, 317th F.S., 325th F.G.

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    Some pictures of P40 from the 325th Fighter group. The picture of the three P40's shows the middle one with sharks teeth.
     

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    Here is a larger shot of these P-40Fs participating in the Torch operation...

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    Having been to a couple of 325'th Checkertail clan reunions I am surprised to see any wartime pictures of a P-40 with a Shark mouth since the living pilots all swore that none of the aircraft in the entire squadron ever wore one.



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    #6 fubar57, Jul 6, 2014
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    Wheels, the caption accompanying the photo I posted said "lone shark". I assumed it was the name of the aircraft as I couldn't make out the writing in the photo. I'll see if I can find the photo with caption when I get out of camp on Wednesday.

    Geo

    EDIT: Found the same photo in another book and the caption of this one says "First letter of the name "_one Tiger" is not decipherable.
     
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