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...
Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 339th Fighter Group
Prisoner of War (POW) having crashed near Aidlingen on 11 Sep 44 in P-51 'Man-O-War' 42-103742.
Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 339th Fighter Group
Evaded (EVD) crashed near Kemplich on 5 Sep 44 in P-51 #4413828
Military site : airfield
Originally used from 1940 as a small, grass airfield, satellite for nearby RAF Bassingbourn, Steeple Morden was allocated to the Eighth Air Force in August 1942 as a potential bomber base. It was used briefly by the 3rd Photographic Group during the...
|Crashed||Fowlmere, Royston, Cambridgeshire SG8, UK||5 July 1944|
Taxiing accident due to structural failure, damaged CAT 3, Fowlmere, Cambs, England. Pilot Martin N. Nay.
|Failed to Return (FTR)||Germany||11 September 1944|
|11 February 2015 19:07:54||Al_Skiff||Changes to production block number, nicknames, markings, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations|
|27 September 2014 18:40:13||AAM||AAM ingest|
MACR 8696 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database