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42-67865

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

  • Marden McArthur

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 479th Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) crashed near Chartres in P-38 42-67865.

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 27 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7573 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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