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Koda Catalog Number:  
DVD Number: 3
Slide Number: 00084
Image Location: 33 11
Tail Number: 267080
Plane Type: P-38H
Picture Type: AC personnel
Info on Slide: 1-42 6-3 #39
Unit Info: 55th FG 38th FS
Name: SKYLARK IV
Description: "Skylark IV" was painted on Maj. Mark W. Shipman's P-38H Lightning by Bob Sand. Yet to be added was one Italian fascist symbol from a kill during Shipman's tour with the 48th Fighter Squadron in North Africa. Standing to the left is armorer Sergeant Westman, with crew chief T/Sgt. "Fox" Nelson, 18 Novenber 1943. Evidently taken on appears to be a blindingly sunny day for all concerned. Taken on a day when the squadron was in the midst of a well earned break in missions, with nothing being flown from the 14th - 20th November '43. **
Photographer: Sand, Robert
Book: FC 113
Nationality: American
Location: England, Nuthampstead
Year: 1943
Davids Number:  
Image Path: /Galley 1
 
 
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07/04/2006 8:32 am
Taken on what clear appears to be a blindingly sunny day for all concerned, 'SkyLark IV' P38H of the 38th FS, serial 42-67080. On the day this photograph was taken, the sqdn were in the midst ofa well earned break in missions, with nothing being flown from the 14th - 20th November '43.