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1st Lt Newell Anderson 338FS, 55FG, 8AF.



  • 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. ...

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

  • 338th Fighter Squadron


  • Newell Anderson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Assigned to 338FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. 20 combat missions. Credited 1 destroyed, 1 damaged and 1 probable air to air and 1 destroyed and 1 damaged [Ground]. Lost an engine on takeoff on a mission to Nuthampstead on 5-Feb-44 in P-38J 42-67917 and ran off...


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18 July 2016 20:29:14 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations