North American P-51 Mustang in World War II Aviation

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The North American P-51 Mustang escorted high-altitude Allied bombers deep into Europe. It was used in escort, strafing, and photo-reconnaissance roles in every other major theater as well. This one never fought in the war, but it is displayed with the markings of 351st Fighter Squadron, 353rd Fighter Group, Eighth Air Force.

Photographer:

Dane Penland

ID #:

SI 80-2088

Source:

Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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Smithsonian Institution

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