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  P-38G-13-LO  "Old Ironsides" Serial Number 43-2239 Nose 138
USAAF
13th AF
347th FG
339th FS

AIrcraft History
Built by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation (LAC) in Burbank, California. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Disassembled and shipped overseas and reassembled.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 13th Air Force, 347th Fighter Group, 339th Fighter Squadron. Nose Number 138 painted in white. Nicknamed "Old Ironsides".

Later, the wing from this aircraft was used to repair P-38G "Daisy 2nd" Nose Number 125. Ultimate fate of this aircraft is unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

References
13th Fighter Command in World War II pages 140, 143

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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