Groundcrew of No. 223 Squadron RAF paint the 105th bomb symbol on the nose of Martin Baltimore Mark IV, 'V' for Vera, at Celone, Italy, to signify the number of successful operations carried out by the aircraft. 'V' for Vera's fitter, Leading Aircraftman P Cowell of Kettering, Northamptonshire holds the paint can, while the rigger, LAC T Newton of Cirencester, Gloucestershire, wields the brush.
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"the greatest fighter pilot story of WWII" held off 30 German fighters from attacking a squadron of B-17 bombers for over half an hour - https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/the-greatest-fighter-pilot-story-of-wwii-held-off-30-german-fighters-from-attacking-a-squadron-of-b-17-bombers-for-over-half-anhour.html
Lieutenant Howard Hively of the 335th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group with his dog mascot "Duke" and a P-47 Thunderbolt at Debden, 1 October 1943. Passed for publication 1 Oct 1943. Handwritten caption on reverse: '1/10/43. Lt. Howard Hively, [aged] 28, 4TFO.' 'Printed caption on reverse: MASCOT WELCOMES THUNDERBOLT PILOT Associated Press Photo show: "Duke" Police dog mascot of a P-47 Thunderbolt Squadron in England, playfully tugs at a glove of Lt. Howard D. (Deacon) Hively, 28, of…
Major James Howard (in CAP) from 356. fighter squadron on his machine's P-51B Mustang Ding Hao! Sixth, lets paint swastika and this aligns the previous Japanese series victories over the base of the RAF Boxted, Essex, England, 1944
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