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44-15144

P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 100FS, 332FG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) recon mission to Praha, Yugoslavia engine failure prompted bale out pilot Capt Lawrence E Dickson Killed in Action (KIA). 23-Dec-44 MACR 10734.

Service

Units

  • 332nd Fighter Group

    332nd Fighter Group

    Group
    The United States entered World War II with a military that was segregated by race and remained segregated until 1948. War Department planners generally placed White and African-American Army personnel in separate units during World War II. ...

  • 100th Fighter Squadron

    100th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    Established in February 1942 at Tuskegee Army Airfield, Alabama to train African-American flight cadets graduated from the Tuskegee Institute Army contract flying school. At Tuskegee, the squadron performed advanced combat flying training. As the...

  • 15th Air Force

People

  • Lawrence Dickson

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 332nd Fighter Group
    Assigned to 100FS, 332FG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) recon mission to Praha (Prague), Czechoslovakia, engine failure prompted bale out Killed in Action (KIA). 23-Dec-44 MACR 10734. Awards: DFC, AM (4OLC), PH.

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Inglewood, CA, USA 1944

Built at North American.

Assigned 86042 Ramitelli CB, Italy 1944

Assigned to 100FS, 332FG, 15AF USAAF.

Crashed 31100 Treviso, Province of Treviso, Italy 23 December 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) recon mission to Praha, Yugoslavia engine failure prompted bale out KIA. MACR 10734.

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Date Contributor Update
15 January 2017 19:45:34 Al_Skiff Changes to description
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Date Contributor Update
15 January 2017 19:43:24 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, description, events, unit associations and place associations
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