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1st Lt Thomas K McDill 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. P-51B 43-6633 VF-Q 'Little Mac;.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 4th Fighter Group

    4th Fighter Group

    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...

  • 336th Fighter Squadron

    336th Fighter Squadron

    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...


  • Thomas McDill

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned 336FS, 4FG 8AF USAAF. 30 combat missions. On an escort mission 15 miles NW of Stuttgart, shot down in P-51 43-6633 by Luftwaffe Leutnant Franz Koplik who was flying a Bf109G-6. POW (Stalag Luft III, Sagan) MACR 5721. ...


  • 43-6633 'Little Mac'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to Lt Robert F Nelson 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Re-Assigned to Lt Thomas K McDill 24-May-44. On an escort mission 15 miles NW of Stuttgart, shot down by Luftwaffe Leutnant Franz Koplik who was flying an Bf109G-6. POW - (Stalag Luft III, Sagan)...


  • Debden

    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...


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14 March 2016 20:11:12 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations