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Koda Catalog Number:  
DVD Number: 1
Slide Number: 00002
Image Location: 58 1
Tail Number: 219447
Plane Type: P-39
Picture Type: AC idling
Info on Slide: 1-5 II-41 (MBC006)
Unit Info: 357th FG
Name: Saga Boy II
Description: Group CO, Col. Edward S. Chickering's airplane being started with the hand crank. July 1943 Airacobra training at Hamilton Field, CA, for 357th Fighter Group before shipping out of England to join the 8th AF in July 1943. Group CO Col. Edward S. Chickering's P-39 is being started by the ground crew the hard way---with the hand crank to get the inertia starter going.
Photographer: NASM [AF photo?]
Book: FC p.13
Nationality: American
Location: California, Hamilton
Year: 1943
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Image Path: /Galley 1