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James H Hancock

Military

Crashed on take off due to engine failure for an operational mission on 15 Mar 1944 in P-38J #42-67811. RTD.

Service

Units served with

  • 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

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
End Tour of Duty (ETD)
Promoted

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 September 2017 16:36:56 Al_Skiff Changes to media associations
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:27 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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