The Michigan Giant

Spotlight on a Mustang pilot

Mike Murray explores the career of lofty P-51 Mustang pilot Ernest Fiebelkorn Jr


Capt Ernest Fiebelkorn standing with P-51D 44-11161/LC-N ‘June Nite’ (also see pages 70-71) in its revetment at Station 367 King’s Cliffe. All 11 ‘kill’ markings are visible on the canopy frame, confirming this photo was taken after November 8, 1945. ALL VIA MIKE MURRAY

At 6ft 4in tall and weighing 16 stone, Ernest Charles Fiebelkorn Jr was an imposing presence.

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