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42-106698

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 355th Fighter Group

    355th Fighter Group

    Group
    Where the 353rd Fighter Group had pioneered ground strafing techniques, it was the 355th Fighter Group who destroyed more enemy aircraft by ground strafing than any other Eighth Air Force Group. Based at Steeple Morden from July 1943 to July 1945, the...

  • 357th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Joseph Kerch

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 355th Fighter Group
    Prisoner of War (POW), crashed near Celle in P-51 #42106698. April 1944 to April 1945. Credited with one (1) shared and one (1) destroyed air victories. Retired Active Duty as a Lt. Colonel 1965. Died 14 DEC 2007 In Connecticut, USA.

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 15 April 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 4070 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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