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P-51 Mustang

George Preddy's aircraft from July to August 1944. Flown by other pilots after Preddy's return to U.S.



  • 352nd Fighter Group

    352nd Fighter Group

    The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...

  • 487th Fighter Squadron


  • Walter Padden

    Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 352nd Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Ingolstadt in P-51 'Sexhunate ' 44-13321

  • George Preddy

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot 1055 single engine/Squadron Commander | 352nd Fighter Group
    CO 328th FS 352nd FG 4 kills (P-51D) ...

  • Francis Reading

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 352nd Fighter Group
    Flew in P-51 'Sexshunate' 44-13321


Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 16 April 1945


Date Contributor Update
25 February 2015 12:31:27 general ira snapsorter Changes to nicknames, markings, description and person associations

Added connections from :
- "The Mighty Eighth" by Roger A. Freeman
- Little Friends at

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:42 AAM AAM ingest

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