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2Lt George A Apple, Lt. Apple was hit by flak while strafing near Dresden, Germany. He is buried at Plot C, Row 2, Grave 43, in the Ardennes American Military Cemetery and Memorial, Neupre, Belgium.

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Units

  • 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...

People

  • George Apple

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Assigned to 343FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) escort to Dresden. Failed to pull out of strafing attack on Ju88 and struck ground, rebounding into the air and cart wheeling across Kamenz aerodrome, ripping of the A/C P-51D 44-15735 wings....

Aircraft

  • 44-15735 'Dizzy Jess'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 343FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Lt Lloyd D Boring. Failed to Return (FTR) escort to Dresden. Failed to pull out of strafing attack on Ju88 and struck ground, rebounding into the air and cart wheeling across Kamenz aerodrome,...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 January 2019 11:00:02 Michelbe Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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Michel Beckers WW2CRASHSITERESEARCH

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