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Lt. Raymond A Dyer, [Glassport, PA]. P-51D 44-14332 QP-VV named “Lazy Daisy” on the port side but the starboard side bearing a word play on Lt. Dyer's name with the somewhat unappealing "Dyer-ria". Photo taken from a B-24 of the 458th Bomb Group.

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  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 4th Fighter Group

    4th Fighter Group

    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...

  • 334th Fighter Squadron

    334th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 334th Fighter Squadron was the successor to No. 71 Eagle squadron of the Royal Air Force when the 4th Fighter Group was activated on 12 September 1942. They were based at Debden Field, Essex. The "Fighting Eagles" as they were called, flew...

People

  • Raymond Dyer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Dyer destroyed one of four Me 262s downed by the 4th fighter group on 4 April 1945. This was his sole aerial victory, although he claimed three strafing kills. ...

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Date Contributor Update
06 April 2016 10:55:24 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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