Lt. Raymond M Bank, 364th Fighter Squadron. P-51D 44-15266 C5-Y "Fire Ball “. Lt. Bank became a POW on 2 March 1945 whilst flying this a/c.
The 357th Fighter Group was the first P-51 Mustang Group in the Eighth Air Force, training with them from November 1943 at Raydon, England and entering combat with them in the February of the following year from their new base at Leiston. The Group was...
Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
Assigned to 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited 5 x kills. Failed to Return (FTR) ramrod to Ruhland 2-Mar-45 belly landed 10 miles SE Ruhland. POW. MACR 12867. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.
Assigned to 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) ramrod to Ruhland 2-Mar-45 belly landed 10 miles SE Ruhland. Pilot Lt Raymond M Bank POW. MACR 12867.