49th Fighter Group

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Buzz Job

A four-ship of 49th Hawks beats up the field prior to landing.

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We'll hit 'em here!!

Five pilots of the 49th Fighter Group ham it up for the photographer with an impromptu
'pre-flight briefing' at Darwin on June 19th, 1942. In the background are two of the group's
P-40Es; #94, 'Bob's Robin', flown by 1Lt. Robert Vaught of the 9th Fghter Squadron,
and #57 flown by Capt. George Kiser of the 8th Fighter Squadron.

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Hi-Ho, Hi-Ho...

P-40Ns of the 49th about to depart on a mission from Gusap in New Guinea, January 1944.

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A closer look at the Hawk in the foreground...

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