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Capt Laurence E Blumer and P-38 'ScrapIron IV' 393FS, 367FG, 9AF. Ace in a Day, shooting down 5 Fw190's in 15 minutes.

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  • Laurence Blumer

    Military | Major | Fighter pilot
    Five German Luftwaffe airplanes during World War II were shot down in less than 15 minutes by one pilot who was born and raised in North Dakota. Because of this, Larry "Scrappy" Blumer earned the title Fastest Ace in the West. For his actions during...

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  • 44-23590 'Scrap Iron IV'

    P-38 Lightning
    Assigned to 393FS, 367FG, 9AF. Personal aircraft of Capt Laurence E Blumer. Transferred to 326 Ferrying Squadron, 1 Transport Group, 9AF USAAF.

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Date Contributor Update
27 November 2016 16:56:48 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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