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This photograph was taken a few days before his fatal crash, most likely in the same P-51D that failed him on take-off.

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Units

  • 354th Fighter Group

    354th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in the autumn of 1943 and was assigned to the Ninth Air Force in December 1943. The Group were the first to fly P-51 Mustangs operationally and in their bomber escort missions pushed to find the long-range limits of the...

  • 353rd Fighter Squadron

People

  • John Bakalar

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot-1055 single engine
    Namesake of Bakalar Air force Base

Locations

  • Gael

    Military site : airfield

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 December 2015 19:36:02 millebr Changes to place associations
Sources

atterburybakalarairmuseum.org/john-bakalar.html

Date Contributor Update
27 December 2015 19:36:01 millebr Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

atterburybakalarairmuseum.org/john-bakalar.html

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