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Col James Beckwith, commander of the 15th Fighter Group, in his P-51 Mustang “Squirt” leading P-51s of the 45th Fighter Squadron from their base on Saipan to their new base on Iwo Jima, Mar 7, 1945. Note the VLR tanks.P-51 Mustangs of the 45th Fighter Squadron lined up on South Field, Iwo Jima, Mar 7, 1945. Fire is from a P-51 from the 78th Fighter Squadron that crashed on landing and struck two parked 45th Fighter Squadron P-51s.
Col James Beckwith, commander of the 15th Fighter Group, in his P-51 Mustang “Squirt” leading P-51s of the 45th Fighter Squadron from their base on Saipan to their new base on Iwo Jima, Mar 7, 1945. Note the VLR tanks.P-51 Mustangs of the 45th Fighter Squadron lined up on South Field, Iwo Jima, Mar 7, 1945. Fire is from a P-51 from the 78th Fighter Squadron that crashed on landing and struck two parked 45th Fighter Squadron P-51s.
A Boeing B-29 Superfortress of the 9th Bomb Group comes in for a landing on Iwo Jima, Mar 10, 1945. Note P-51D Mustang in the foreground.B-29 crash-landed on Motoyama Airfield, Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands, after fighters disabled two engines on a bombing run over Osaka, 10 Mar 1945. Photo 1 of 2.
A Boeing B-29 Superfortress of the 9th Bomb Group comes in for a landing on Iwo Jima, Mar 10, 1945. Note P-51D Mustang in the foreground.B-29 crash-landed on Motoyama Airfield, Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands, after fighters disabled two engines on a bombing run over Osaka, 10 Mar 1945. Photo 1 of 2.
USAAF Capt Arthur Bridge sitting in the cockpit of his P-51D Mustang as his crew chief, Sgt JM Thompson, gasses the plane, Iwo Jima, Mar 10, 1945. Note Colt 1911A sidearm in front of the windscreen.North American P-51D Mustangs of the 47th Fighter Squadron on Iwo Jima prepare for raid on Chichi Jima, Mar 15, 1945. Note Mt Suribachi in the background.
USAAF Capt Arthur Bridge sitting in the cockpit of his P-51D Mustang as his crew chief, Sgt JM Thompson, gasses the plane, Iwo Jima, Mar 10, 1945. Note Colt 1911A sidearm in front of the windscreen.North American P-51D Mustangs of the 47th Fighter Squadron on Iwo Jima prepare for raid on Chichi Jima, Mar 15, 1945. Note Mt Suribachi in the background.
A North American P-51D Mustang of the Vll Fighter Command taking off from Saipan, Mariana Islands for the newly-captured airfield on Iwo Jima, Mar 16, 1945. Note the twin oversized VLR drop tanks.P-51D Mustangs of the 531st Fighter Squadron lined up at South Field, Iwo Jima, Mar 25, 1945
A North American P-51D Mustang of the Vll Fighter Command taking off from Saipan, Mariana Islands for the newly-captured airfield on Iwo Jima, Mar 16, 1945. Note the twin oversized VLR drop tanks.P-51D Mustangs of the 531st Fighter Squadron lined up at South Field, Iwo Jima, Mar 25, 1945
45th Fighter Squadron P-51D Mustangs flying from Iwo Jima flying with a B-29 Superfortress from the 498th Bomb Group, Mar-Apr 194545th Fighter Squadron P-51D Mustangs flying from Iwo Jima flying with a B-29 Superfortress from the 498th Bomb Group, Mar-Apr 1945
45th Fighter Squadron P-51D Mustangs flying from Iwo Jima flying with a B-29 Superfortress from the 498th Bomb Group, Mar-Apr 194545th Fighter Squadron P-51D Mustangs flying from Iwo Jima flying with a B-29 Superfortress from the 498th Bomb Group, Mar-Apr 1945
Commander of USAAF 78th Fighter Squadron Major James B. Tapp checking the fuses on his HVAR air-to-surface rockets mounted to his P-51D VLR Mustang ‘Margaret-V’ 44-73407 at South Field, Iwo Jima, spring 1945.Gun camera view of a P-51 fighter preparing to strafe a train on the Pinghan Railway (now Beijing-Hankou Railway), Hebei Province, China, Apr 1945
Commander of USAAF 78th Fighter Squadron Major James B. Tapp checking the fuses on his HVAR air-to-surface rockets mounted to his P-51D VLR Mustang ‘Margaret-V’ 44-73407 at South Field, Iwo Jima, spring 1945.Gun camera view of a P-51 fighter preparing to strafe a train on the Pinghan Railway (now Beijing-Hankou Railway), Hebei Province, China, Apr 1945
Maintenance area servicing P-51 Mustangs and one P-47 Thunderbolt of the 35th Fighter Group, Lingayen Airfield, Luzon, Philippines, Apr 1945Marines on Iwo Jima crowd around a newly arrived Boeing F-13 Superfortress (photo reconnaissance variant of the B-29). 47th Fighter Squadron P-51D Mustang is in foreground, Mar-Apr 1945.
Maintenance area servicing P-51 Mustangs and one P-47 Thunderbolt of the 35th Fighter Group, Lingayen Airfield, Luzon, Philippines, Apr 1945Marines on Iwo Jima crowd around a newly arrived Boeing F-13 Superfortress (photo reconnaissance variant of the B-29). 47th Fighter Squadron P-51D Mustang is in foreground, Mar-Apr 1945.
North American P-51D Mustangs of the 46th Fighter Squadron on Iwo Jima prepare for mission, Mar 1945. Note the twin oversized drop tanks of the Very Long Range (VLR) escorts.P-51 Mustang fighter
North American P-51D Mustangs of the 46th Fighter Squadron on Iwo Jima prepare for mission, Mar 1945. Note the twin oversized drop tanks of the Very Long Range (VLR) escorts.P-51 Mustang fighter 'My Girl' taking off from Iwo Jima, 1945
P-51 Mustang fighter being serviced at an airfield near Frankfurt, Germany, Mar-Apr 1945; note the wrecked German Fw 190 D9 aircraft in foregroundP-51D Mustang in the maintenance area at Poltava Air Base, Ukraine, Apr 1945. This was one of the last stragglers from Operation Frantic that flew its last operational mission seven months earlier.
P-51 Mustang fighter being serviced at an airfield near Frankfurt, Germany, Mar-Apr 1945; note the wrecked German Fw 190 D9 aircraft in foregroundP-51D Mustang in the maintenance area at Poltava Air Base, Ukraine, Apr 1945. This was one of the last stragglers from Operation Frantic that flew its last operational mission seven months earlier.
P-61 Black Widow and P-51 Mustang fighters at Iwo Jima, Japan, 1945; note one TBM Avenger (wings folded) and one C-46 Commando aircraft in backgroundUSAAF Capt Raymond H Littge of the 352nd Fighter Group in his P-51D Mustang showing 13 of his 23½ kills, RAF Bodney, Norfolk, England, UK, Apr 1945
P-61 Black Widow and P-51 Mustang fighters at Iwo Jima, Japan, 1945; note one TBM Avenger (wings folded) and one C-46 Commando aircraft in backgroundUSAAF Capt Raymond H Littge of the 352nd Fighter Group in his P-51D Mustang showing 13 of his 23½ kills, RAF Bodney, Norfolk, England, UK, Apr 1945

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