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Below are photographs of the American Flag being raised at Wattisham Airfield, to commemorate the handing over of the airfield to the USAAF on  May 8th 1943.

Initially operating P-38J Lightnings, the 479th Fighter group converted to Mustangs in September 1944.

The aircraft displayed are P51D Mustangs, "Janie" (right) owned & flown by Maurice Hammond and "Big Beautiful Doll" (left), owned and flown by Rob Davies MBE.

The flag was raised by personnel from Lakenheath, a nearby operational
USAF base.
All Photos by Norman Feltwell on May 10, 2003


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The aircraft displayed are P51D Mustangs, "Janie" (left)  and "Big Beautiful Doll" (right)
The aircraft displayed are P51D Mustangs, "Janie" (left)  and "Big Beautiful Doll" (right)
The aircraft displayed are P51D Mustangs, "Janie" (left)  and "Big Beautiful Doll" (right)
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THANKS TO NORMAN FELTWELL FOR MAKING THIS PAGE POSSIBLE