"Ding Hao" which is the name on the side of Col. Howard's ship is Chinese for "very good", and is a well deserved title for both ship and pilot! Here he observes as one of his ground crew puts the finishing touches on a German swastika.
(photo contribution of J. Merx)
The ONLY "Medal of Honor" recipient in the European theatre by
a Fighter Pilot was Col. James H. Howard of the 354th Fighter Group!