Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission to Strausberg 28-Aug-44. Pilot 1st Lt Ferris Harris KIA. MACR 8301.
Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...
The 336th Fighter Squadron was constituted by the War Department on 22 august 1942, and was activated at Bushey Hall, England, on 12 September. It had been designated as No. 133 (Eagle) Squadron, and was made up of American volunteers to the Royal Air...
Military | Staff Sergeant | Crew Chief
Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: Bronze Star, WWII Victory, EAME (6 battle stars), Good conduct.
Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission to Strasbourg 28-Aug-44 in P-51B 42-103796. 1st Lt Harris KIA. MACR 8301. Awards: AM (4 OLC), PH.
Military site : airfield
RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...
|Crashed||Strausberg, Germany||28 August 1944|
Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission to Strausberg 28-Aug-44. Pilot 1st Lt Ferris Harris KIA. MACR 8301.
|06 June 2016 20:12:15||Al_Skiff||Changes to production block number, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations|
|27 September 2014 18:40:13||AAM||AAM ingest|
MACR 8301 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database