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Clyde V Knisley Jr

Military

CO 510th FS 405th FG "White Leader"
1 air kill on Dec. 24, 1944.
KIA by flak while strafing near the Luxembourg border on Jan. 19, 1945. MACR #11844
Previously in the SW Pacific theater with the 7th FS 49th FG flying P-40 Warhawks.

In Memoriam

Remembered by Major General Robert L Delashaw, San Antonio, TX.

Service

Units served with

  • 405th Fighter Group

    405th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 405th Fighter Group was a fighter bomber unit of the United States Army Air Force in World War II. They group flew P-47 Thunderbolts in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) starting with the buildup to the Invasion of Normandy ("D-Day") through...

  • 510th Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • Christchurch

    Military site : airfield
    The original Christchurch Airport operated from 1935-39, and the airfield was used by the RAF from 1939 to 1941. It was the site of the Airspeed Aircraft factiry from 1940 to 51. Christchurch was developed for USAAF use in 1943, and the Ninth Air Force...

  • Saint-Dizier

    Military site : airfield

  • Picauville

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Died 19 January 1945
Enlisted Tennessee, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 September 2017 21:12:12 fugari Changes to biography
Sources

date correction Cook

Date Contributor Update
22 September 2017 17:49:30 fugari Changes to role, biography, awards, events, place associations and media associations
Sources

JCook Photo Collection & Archives

Date Contributor Update
20 November 2014 10:47:29 Emily Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, suffix, nationality, service number, highest rank, memoriam, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Robert L Delashaw, via American Air Museum Memory Book Correspondence.

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