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Lt Ray N Atteberry, [ Albion IL ], 504th Fighter Squadron. P-51B 42-106773 5Q-V "Dinny II". Lt Atteberry became a POW on 29 July 1944 whilst flying P-51B 42-106642



  • 339th Fighter Group

    339th Fighter Group

    In the years before deployment to the UK, the Group had been designated as a Bombardment Group (Dive) and trained in A-24 and A-25 dive-bombers and P-39 Airacobras. When, in April 1944, they joined the Eighth Air Force in Britain though, the pilots...

  • 504th Fighter Squadron
  • 8th Air Force


  • Ray Atteberry

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Assigned to 504FS, 339FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) escort to Merseburg. After combat with 2 x Bf109's shot down. Crashed near Rossleben in P-51B 42-106642 on 29-Jul-44. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 7722. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.


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30 July 2016 18:33:24 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations