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  P-38J-15-LO "Virginia Marie" Serial Number 43-28538 Nose 194
USAAF
5th AF
475th FG
433rd FS

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475th FG c1944

Aircraft History
Built by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation (LAC) in Burbank. Delivered to the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as P-38J-15-LO Lightning serial number 43-28538. Disassembled and shipped overseas to the South West Pacific Area (SWPA) and reassembled.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force (5th AF), 475th Fighter Group (475th FG) "Satan's Angels", 433rd Fighter Squadron (433rd FS) "Possum". Assigned to pilot Caroll Anderson. Nicknamed "Virginia Marie" with the nose art of a woman wearing a bikini with her left hand above her head. This aircraft operated from Hollandia Airfield. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

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Last Updated
December 2, 2019

 

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