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42-68148

P-38 Lightning

Service

Units

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 384th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Willard Moore

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 364th Fighter Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed into North Sea on 15 Apr 44 in P38 #4268148

Missions

Places

  • Honington

    Military site : airfield
    Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...

Events

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

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 March 2016 02:07:42 gregmoore Changes to markings, place associations and mission associations
Sources

www.Littlefriends.co.uk

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:02 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3894 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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