P-51D-5-NA 44-13677 "Fickle Fanny" 1st. Lt.William J. Cullerton (5 air and 15.5 ground kills), 357th FS/355th FG, Steple Morden/England, post November 1944.

1st Lt William J. Cullerton claimed five air-to-air and 15 air-to-ground victories, ranking him 29th among Eighth Air Force aces under the system in force in Europe at the time, where no distinction was drawn between air and ground kills. The Eighth Air Force was out-of-step with other units,and official recognition of ground kills was withdrawn postwar. Cullerton's P-51D carried a blue rudder and a 12-inch blue nose band, markings adopted by the 357th FS after November 1944. Several other 357th FS Mustangs carried the same 'Licking Dragon' motif on their noses.

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P-51D-5-NA 44-13305 "The Hun Hunter" flown by Lieutenant Henry W. Brown, (14.2 air and 14.5 ground kills), 354th Fighter Squadron, 355th Fighter Group, Steple Morden/England, late summer 1944.

Henry W. Brown is a native of Dallas/Texas was top scorer within he 355th FG. He scored his first victory on March 18, 1944, in vicinity of Munich. He had already damaged an Me 110 when he sighted an Me 109 attacking a B-17. The Fortress was gravely injured before Brown and his leader arrived on the scene. Brown's element leader made a pass at the 109 and told Brown to take a crack at it after he pulled up. Brown hit with a burst and it went into a spin. Brown stayed with it and when the Me 109 leved out at 7000 feet the two aircraft went a Lufbery. Brown kept trying to fire but the centrifugal force had caused all but one of his guns to jam. The two aircraft wound up right above the tree topsm and the 109 pilot attempted an inverted reversal and dove right into the ground. 
Brown best day came on September 11, 1944 when scored a triple kills on Me 109s. He that day was greatly impressed with the new K-14 gun sight. South of Kassel, he intercepted a flight of four Me 109s that just downed a B-24. When he cught them on the deck they immediately went into a Lufbery. Brown fired at one, using a lot of deflection, and much to his surprise the plane burst into flames and exploded.
Brown then cut throttle and got back into the Lufbery and began firing at last 109 in to circle. This one he hit from 200 yards, and the Mustang pilot overran. As he pulle up he saw the 109 catch fire just before it hit the ground. As he pulled up, Brown came under attack from two Me 109s. He broke into them and one pilot started to follow but changed his min and tried to run away. Brown overtook him and shot him down.
On 3 October 1944 his plane was hit by flak and he bellied in occupied territory and was made a
POW.

 

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P-51D-15-NA 44-15625 "Man O' War" flown by Colonel Clairborne Kinnard Jr, (8 kills), Officer Commanding 355th Fighter Group, Steple Morden/England, April/May 1945.

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P51D-15-NA s/n 44-13531, "Ole's III", flown by Major William J. Hovde ace with 10.5 air and 2 ground kills and leader of 358th Fighter Squadron, 355th Fighter Group, from Steeple Morden/Englad, in March 1945. 

Major Hovde put a fitting capstone on his combat career when he destroyed five German planes and shared a sixth northeast of Berlin on 5 December 1944.

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