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  P-38L-5-LO "Florida Cracker" Serial Number 44-25432  
USAAF
5th AF
475th FG
432nd FS

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April 1945

Aircraft History
Built by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation (LAC) in Burbank, California. Delivered to the U. S. Army. This aircraft had a natural aluminum finish. Disassembled and shipped overseas and reassembled.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 475th Fighter Group, 432nd Fighter Squadron. Assigned to Joseph M. Forster Nicknamed "Florida Cracker" with tail number 149. Operated from Clark Field and Lingayen Airfield. Operated from Ie Shima Airfield from April until August 1945. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped.

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January 9, 2018

 

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