By Jerry Scutts
Even if top remembered for its exploits with 8th Air strength devices, the Mustang, in its a number of marks, truly made its strive against debut to begin with with the Royal Air strength within the military co-operation function, after which with the USAAF's tactically-optimised 9th and 15th Air Forces. Seeing motion in Western Europe and the Mediterranean, pilots like Glenn T Eagleston, John J Voll and Samuel J Brown notched up extraordinary rankings flying P-51Bs and Ds with the 354th, thirty first and 52nd Fighter teams. hardly given the publicity loved by means of their high-scoring brethren within the 'Mighty Eighth', this quantity eventually units the checklist immediately on Europe's closing Mustang aces.
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