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Lt. Walter [NMI] Baron,[ N. Grosvenor Dale, CT], 364th Fighter Squadron. P-51B 42-106854 C5-B “Peabody’s Pet”. This a/c became lost on 25 August 1944 when Lt. Baron became interned in Sweden. Lt Walter Baron on the wing and Crew Chief Dick Eagan standing.

Connections

Units

  • 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. ...

  • 357th Fighter Group

    357th Fighter Group

    Group
    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...

  • 364th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Walter Baron

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot
    Assigned to 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) escort to Rechlin, Germany in P-51B 'Peabody's Pet' 42-106854. Aborted near Rostock with engine running roughly and made for Sweden. Interned in Sweden. 25-Aug-44. MACR 7948. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-106854 ''Peabody's Pet''

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Lt Walter Baron. Failed to Return (FTR) escort to Rechlin, Gemany. Aborted near Rostock with engine running roughly and made for Sweden. Interned in Sweden....

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 September 2016 13:14:06 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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