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44-14068

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

  • Alfred Carr

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 55th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 38FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) fighter sweep Nurnberg in P-51D 44-14068 'Little Joe'. Hit by flak crashed near Heilbronn. 20-Feb-45. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 12558. Awards: PH, POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Merle Coons

    Military | Colonel | Fighter Pilot-1056 Twin Engine | 55th Fighter Group
    From Arlington, Oregon Class 43B Williams Field, AZ Feb. 1943. Flight Leader 38th FS 55th FG 5 air kills (2 x FW-190 + 3 x ME-109s) Col USAF retired (1942-1968)

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 20 February 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 May 2017 20:14:05 fugari Changes to nicknames and markings
Sources

JCook Archives

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:44 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 12558 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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