Rocket Hunters by Heinz Krebs Mustang). A pair of North American Mustangs from the Scouting Force, Air Force, with Chip flown by Merrill Dewey DuMont in the foreground, detects a German rocket launch site near the English Channel in the spring of
North American P-51C-5-NT Mustang (F-6C) Serial 42-103368 of the 15th TRS at St. Dizler Airfield (ALG A-64) France Autumn 1944. This aircraft was flown by Captain John H. Hoefker who used it to shoot down three enemy aircraft in June 1944. Captain Hoefker became the 10th Group's first Ace and finished the war with 8 air victories although he (unofficially) had 10.5 kills. This aircraft survived the war only to be scrapped on June 26 1946.