Assigned 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. A/C failed to return, crashed near Amiens 14-Jul-43 Lt Ward K Wortman KIA. MACR 3149.
Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...
The 336th Fighter Squadron was constituted by the War Department on 22 august 1942, and was activated at Bushey Hall, England, on 12 September. It had been designated as No. 133 (Eagle) Squadron, and was made up of American volunteers to the Royal Air...
Military | Master Sergeant | Technical Inspector | 4th Fighter Group
'Woody' Jensen converted a P-51B (43-12193; WD-2) into the first two-seat Mustang in the 4th Fighter Group in the Fall of 1944.
Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 4th Fighter Group
Killed in Action (KIA) crashed near Amiens in P-47 #427939
Military site : airfield
RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...
|Crashed||Amiens, France||14 July 1943 – 14 July 1943|
A/C failed to return, crashed near Amiens 14-Jul-43 Lt Ward K Wortman KIA. MACR 3149.
|12 April 2016 21:14:16||Al_Skiff||Changes to production block number, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations|
|27 September 2014 18:41:06||AAM||AAM ingest|
MACR 4126 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database