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44-13888

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

  • 38th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Lester Jaklich

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 55th Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) crashed at Fere Champenoise in P-51 #4413888

Places

  • Wormingford

    Military site : airfield
    Wormingford was a Royal Flying Corps/RAF anti-Zeppelin aircraft Landing Ground First World War, rebuilt for the Eighth Air Force 1942-43. It was a Ninth Air Force base from 1943-44, and home to the 362nd Fighter Group. Switching back to the Eighth Air...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 10 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 April 2018 12:43:30 Lucy May Changes to nicknames and place associations
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:43 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7771 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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