1st Lt George L Bauer, P-47 pilot of XIX Tactical Air Command, gun camera footage of Me109 kill in the Ardennes Salient. Belly tank equipped Me109 is hit initially in the engine cowling and fuselage.
The 368th Fighter Group flew P-47s in combat from England from March 1944. In the days after D-Day the Group supported Allied ground troops fighting in the Cherbourg penisula and then around St. Lo. The Group received a DUC for flying seven missions in...
Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
Assigned to 397FS, 386FG, 9AF USAAF. 2 x confirmed kills. Failed to Return (FTR) armed recon, crashed into a hill while strafing motor transport vehicle near Densberg, Germany. MACR 13622. Awards: DFC, PH.