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
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...
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.