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"ENGLAND-upon returning from a mission over enemy occupied territory, these 8th Air force P-51 Mustang pilots have gone directly to the intelligence section to be interrogated. Giving their information to the interrogation officer, they are L to R" :
1st Lt David H Courtney, 1st Lt Neil B Weatheral, Major Clayton L Peterson, 1st Lt Robert Jones, Capt Carl E Breathwit, 1st Lt Alfred E Carr Jr.

NARA Ref 342-FH-3A13840-55545AC.

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command
    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

    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...

  • 38th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Carl Breathwit

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 38FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 55FG OTU, 8AF USAAF. Credited 1 x kill. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME. Post war: Remained in USAF rising to Lt Colonel.

  • Alfred Carr

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 38FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) fighter sweep Nurnberg in P-51D 44-14068 'Little Joe'. Hit by flak crashed near Heilbronn. 20-Feb-45. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 12558. Awards: PH, POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • David Courtney

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 38FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: DFC, WWII Victory, EAME, UN and Korean medal.

  • Robert Jones

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot

  • Clayton Peterson

    Military | Colonel | Fighter Pilot
    49th FG New Guinea 1942-43 38th FS HQ 55th FG

  • Neil Weatherall

    Military | First Lieutenant

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 April 2017 16:24:45 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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