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USAAF P-51 Mustang nose-art photograph

USAAF P-51 Mustang nose-art photograph

Code: P24215A-202

£25.00
 

Approximately 12 x 9.5cm.  A good clear image of the nose/cockpit of a P-51 Mustang fighter named 'Little Sir Echo II'.  The pilot, Lt. Colonel Berg stands adjacent to it in his A-2 flying jacket and 1941 pattern Mae West and appears to be holding an early pattern C-type and A-14 oxygen mask.  The image is officially captioned at the bottom (from the negative) and dated 03-5-44.  Berg's name can be seen on the side of the cowling as 'Major Berg'.  Colonel Russell A Berg was Commanding Officer of the 12th Reconnaissance Squadron (10 Group) from 20th June 1944 for an unknown period.  A great photograph.  Stock code P24215A-201.