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P-38 Lightning

Service

Units

  • 479th Fighter Group

    479th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 479th was the last Fighter Group to join the Eighth Air Force, which they did on 14 May 1944. Known as "Riddle's Raiders", after their first Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Kyle L. Riddle, the Group flew escort and fighter sweep missions before D-Day....

  • 434th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Calvin Jr

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 479th Fighter Group

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 6 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:14 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 8566 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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