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42-103342

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 339th Fighter Group

    339th Fighter Group

    Group
    In the years before deployment to the UK, the Group had been designated as a Bombardment Group (Dive) and trained in A-24 and A-25 dive-bombers and P-39 Airacobras. When, in April 1944, they joined the Eighth Air Force in Britain though, the pilots...

  • 504th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Walter O'Sullivan

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 339th Fighter Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Lubeck on 19 May 44 in P-51 #42103342. Lt. O'Sullivan was repatriated through Switzerland and sailed on the M. S. Gripsholm in Feb 45 to the US. This Swedish luxury diesel liner was leased by the Amer. Red Cross for...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 19 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 4983 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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