89th Fighter Squadron

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No Bones

These 89th FS P-40N-1s have not yet been adorned with the 80th FG skull motif.

The caption on the reverse of the photo reads: "A maintenance crew refuels Curtiss P-40s of the
89th Fighter Squadron, 80th Fighter Group at a 10th Air Force base in Upper Assam, India. February 1944.



NARA via Fold3.com



These next few photos show P-40Ns of the 89th Fighter Squadron at
Nagaghuli Airfield, Upper Assam, India in April of 1944.



LIFE photo archives (William Vandivert photo)


LIFE photo archives (William Vandivert photo)


A closer look...



LIFE photo archives (William Vandivert photo)


LIFE photo archives (William Vandivert photo)


LIFE photo archives (William Vandivert photo)


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