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1st Lt. Joseph C Engelbreit



  • 355th Fighter Group

    355th Fighter Group

    Where the 353rd Fighter Group had pioneered ground strafing techniques, it was the 355th Fighter Group who destroyed more enemy aircraft by ground strafing than any other Eighth Air Force Group. Based at Steeple Morden from July 1943 to July 1945, the...

  • 357th Fighter Squadron


  • Albert Debacker

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 357FS, 355FG, 8AF USAAF. ...

  • Joseph Engelbreit

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Wernigerode on 2 Nov 44 in P-51 #4414203

  • Leonard Fuller

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Leonard Fuller served as a pilot with the 355th Fighter Group. He was Killed in Action (KIA) on 7 July 1944 when his P-51 (serial number 44-13526) was hit by flak near Naumburg, Germany.


  • Steeple Morden

    Military site : airfield
    Originally used from 1940 as a small, grass airfield, satellite for nearby RAF Bassingbourn, Steeple Morden was allocated to the Eighth Air Force in August 1942 as a potential bomber base. It was used briefly by the 3rd Photographic Group during the...


Date Contributor Update
06 March 2018 12:53:36 daba82 Changes to caption

*Photo taken by Lt. William P. Dumas - combat photographer for the 355th FG

Date Contributor Update
06 March 2018 12:52:51 daba82 Changes to caption and person associations

Lt. William P. Dumas and he was a combat photographer for the 355th FG

Date Contributor Update
11 April 2016 19:33:17 daba82 Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

Source: Donna Bonning