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1st Lt Arthur Baranick 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


  • Arthur Baranick

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Assigned to 338FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. On ferry flight from Kings Cliffe to Nuthampstead in P-38 42-67025 when left engine lost power and a/c crashed at Kings Cliffe. 19-Dec-43. RTD. Shot down by enemy fighter near Bonnieres in P-38 42-68130. 14-Jun-44....


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