Capt. James M McLure, [Alexandria LA], 504th Fighter Squadron. P-51B 43-24804 5Q-P “Miss Priss”.
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...
Assigned to 504FS, 339FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Capt James M McLure. Crash landed Belgium 3-Oct-44. Pilot Lt Jerome J Ballard EVD.