357th Fighter Group Photographs

Description

This collection contains photographs taken during WWII of the 357th Fighter Group, their airplanes, and Leiston Airfield.

Items in the 357th Fighter Group Photographs Collection

Lt. Arval "Robie" Roberson autographed photo of Passion Wagon. When Fletcher was shot down, Robie was other shooter and shot down 2 of the ME 109s (Shanty Irish and Miss Satan were other 2 planes in that group)

Photo of Ditty Jenkins in cockpit, photo of Floogie I, photo of burning wreckage, piece of canvas from plane. Text "Lt. Oto "Dittie" Jenkins, 362nd Ftr Sgdn, DFC & silver star, 8.5 victories. Killed at home base, Lieston, England after comletion of…

MSGT. USAF Merle C. Olmsted , Original Member of the 357th Fighter Group and the 362nd FS, Crew Chief on Robert Wallen's P-51B, Joan.

Pilot of "Little Joe" 363rd FS of the 357th FG