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42-106627

P-51 Mustang

Assigned to Lt. Victor E. Bocquin and shared by 2Lt. Leo H. Lamb who made the ultimate sacrifice for his country.

Service

Units

  • 361st Fighter Group

    361st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 361st Fighter Group was the last P-47 Thunderbolt Group to join the Eighth Air Force. Between 21 January 1944 and 20 April 1945, the Group flew 441 missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers flying over occupied Europe. The...

  • 376th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Victor Bocquin

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot / Flight Commander | 361st Fighter Group
    Assigned to 495FTG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited with 5 x kills, including 3 x Fw190's in a day. Completed Tour Duty (ETD). ...

  • Leo Lamb

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 361st Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) rammed by enemy aircraft and crashed near Siebleben in P-51 #42106627

Events

Event Location Date
Strafing Anklam a/d 4 August 1944

flown by Lt. Victor Bocquin. one JU-88 destroyed (ground) ; one JU-88 damaged (ground)

Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 27 September 1944

Kasel Germany: 2Lt. Leo H. Lamb reported to have been rammed by FW-190, and KIA. MACR: 9243, Roll of Honor: burial place France.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 July 2017 20:20:30 Bruce E. Bocquin Changes to description, events and media associations
Sources

Update media & information about 2LT Leo H. Lamb.

Date Contributor Update
22 July 2017 18:52:14 Bruce E. Bocquin Changes to nicknames and markings
Sources

retrieved from:

www.littlefriends.co.uk

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

MACR 9243 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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