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42-106642

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 339th Fighter Group

    339th Fighter Group

    Group
    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...

  • 504th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Ray Atteberry

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 339th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 504FS, 339FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) escort to Merseburg. After combat with 2 x Bf109's shot down. Crashed near Rossleben in P-51B 42-106642 on 29-Jul-44. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 7722. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 29 July 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 7722 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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