IWM catalogue record
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Captain James A. Hancock and crew of the 38th Fighter Squadron, 55th Fighter Group, in front of P-38 Lightning (CG-H) named "Repulsive".
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...
Military | Captain | Pilot
Crashed on take off due to engine failure for an operational mission on 15 Mar 1944 in P-38J #42-67811. RTD.
Assigned to 38FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF.