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Florida Thrush
P-38J-20-LO 44-23394

347th Fighter Group



Florida Thrush
"Florida Thrush" was the personal mount of LtCol Robert B Westbrook. He was officially credited with 20 aerial victories between January 1943 and October 1944. Westy Westbrook named his plane after the actress Frances Langford, known as the "Flodira Thrush".




 
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