Archive for May, 2012

Glacier Girl – P-38 Lightning Warbird – Its Recovery and Restoration

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

The Loss and Recovery of a Warbird – Historical Background to the Lost Squadron   In 1942, a squadron of U.S. B-17 bombers and P-38 Lightning fighters , part of the 475th Fighter Group, fell prey to poor weather and navigational error, with the entire squadron crash landing onto the Greenland Ice cap.  These planes [...]