Lockheed P-38 Lightning

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The Lockheed P-38 Lightning was one of the most distinctive aircraft of the Second World War, and a very fine fighter aircraft. In the middle years of the war it was the best long range fighter available to the USAAF. Although it had been largely replaced in Europe by the end of the war, it remained a key Allied fighter over the Pacific until VJ day.


Lockheed P-38 Lightning - Development
Lockheed P-38-LO Lightning
Lockheed P-38D Lightning
Lockheed P-38E Lightning
Lockheed P-38F Lightning
Lockheed P-38G Lightning
Lockheed P-38H Lightning
Lockheed P-38J Lightning
Lockheed P-38L Lightning
Lockheed P-38M Night Lightning
Lockheed F-4 Photo Lightning
Lockheed F-5 Photo Lightning
Lockheed P-38 Droop Snoot
Lockheed P-38 Pathfinder
Lochheed Lightning Mk I (RAF)
Lockheed P-322 Lightning
Lockheed P-38 Lightning Fighter Groups
Lockheed P-38 Timeline

Combat Record

Lockheed P-38 with the 8th and 9th Air Forces (ETO)
Lockheed P-38 in North Africa
Lockheed P-38 in Sicily and Italy
Lockheed P-38 Lightning in China, Burma and India (CBI)
Lockheed P-38 in the Pacific


Stanaway, John, P-38 Lightning Aces of the ETO/MTO
Stanaway, John, P-38 Lighting Aces of the Pacific and CBI