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Mack D Fall

Military

Crashed near Hengelo after combat with 4 ME109s in P-38J #42-67646 on 30 Jan 1944 on a bomber escort mission. Prisoner of War (POW).

AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, PH

1/2 Do217

Service

Units served with

  • 20th Fighter Group

    20th Fighter Group

    Group
    In August 1943, the 20th Fighter Group arrived in Clyde, Scotland, before travelling to Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire, which was to be their base for the rest of the war. The Group flew 312 missions before their last mission on 25 April 1945. The...

  • 77th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-67490

    P-38 Lightning
    Assigned to 79FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 554FTS, 496FTG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred War Weary to 552FTS, 495FTG, 8AF USAAF.

Events

Event Location Date
Born San Mateo, California
Prisoner of War (POW)

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:30 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2102, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces Vol 2, King's Cliffe Memorial Edition / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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