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John R Pruitt

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) crashed near Lotte in P-38 #4267021

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...

  • 338th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 22 December 1943
Died 22 December 1943
Killed in Action (KIA)
Promoted

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:37 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1533 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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