The airdrome officer signals clearance for take-off for Maj. Dayton C. Casto’s P-51B “West by God Virginia”, 42-106796, coded E2:E, at Bottisham, shortly after D-Day. This aircraft was shot down by flak during an airfield strafing mission on 13 September 1944, but the pilot, Lt. Edward J. Marevka baled out safely.  (Casto)