Chuck Yeager's P-51, "Glamorous Glen III" with external fuel tanks mounted and sporting 12 kill flags.

Chuck Yeager’s P-51, “Glamorous Glen III” with external fuel tanks mounted and sporting 12 kill flags.

It was March 4, 1944 during the first  daylight raid escorting bombers over Berlin that Chuck Yeager,  flying  his P-51 ‘Glamorous Glenn’ shot down his first  enemy aircraft. Chuck Yeager shot down a Messerschmidt Me 109 that day, unfortunately the next day on March 5th he was shot down by three FW-190′s.

 

 

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