P-38 French Airforce #223 Graphics Set

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Unit: GR II/33
Serial: 223 (42-68223, c/n.422-2734)
This aircraft listed as flown by Antoine de Saint-Exupery when lost July 31, 1944 north of the coast from Corsica near the island of Riou. Belonged to French squadron Groupe de Reconnaissance GR II/33 within the 3rd Photo Group. Part of the wreckage was found in 70 meters of water March/April 2004. Tentatively reported that some of the recovered parts were those from a Bf.109, indicating that a midair collision might have taken place. 41-2363 is also listed as being Saint-Exupery's plane.