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2LT Elton Stace Walters
38th Fighter Squadron
KIA 12 April 1944

Connections

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...

  • 38th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Elton Walters

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot
    ...

Aircraft

  • 42-67730

    P-38 Lightning

  • 42-67259

    P-38 Lightning
    P38J Destroyed in crash landing on one engine at Nuthampstead Airfield 27 March 1944 after mission to Bordeaux. 2LT Elton Walters uninjured.

Locations

  • Nuthampstead

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43, Nuthampstead was the nearest Eighth Air Force heavy bomber base to London. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. It was first occupied from September 1943 to April 1944 by the 55th...

  • Ace, Texas

    Other location

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 June 2019 06:35:10 ForrestB Changes to caption and unit associations
Sources

LITTLEFIELD: Double Nickle - Double Trouble

Date Contributor Update
22 June 2019 05:44:52 ForrestB Changes to person associations
Sources

Walters family collection

Date Contributor Update
22 June 2019 05:33:46 ForrestB Changes to collection
Sources

Walters family collection

Date Contributor Update
22 June 2019 04:56:58 ForrestB Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

From Walters’ family collection

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