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USAAF 9th AAF 366th Fighter Group nose art photo - 'Jenny Rebel'

USAAF 9th AAF 366th Fighter Group nose art photo - 'Jenny Rebel'

Code: P24215A-147

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Approximately 12 x 9cm.  Pilot and G.I.'s standing on the wing of a Thunderbolt 'Jenny Rebel',  viewing the extensive mission markings below the cockpit.  The pilot is wearing a British C-type helmet and MK.VIII flying goggles and an AAF chocolate shirt and 'pinks'. Marked in pencil to rear '100 missions'.  The 366th Fighter Group of the 9th AAF, known as the 'Gunfighters' was comprised of the 389th, 390th and 391st fighter squadrons.  Initially based at Membury in Dorset, they later moved to Thruxton in Hampshire and were heavily involved in the build-up to D-Day, moving to France on 17th June 1944 as ground support in the Battle of the Bulge.  Scarce original 'nose art photographs. Stock code P24215A-147.