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Paul E Chaufty

Military

On armed reconnaissance mission to Argentan France 15 August 1944, flames were seen coming from the supercharger of Chaufty's aircraft. First Lt Philip E Frankfurt watched Chaufty bail out of the aircraft and his parachute fail to open.

Service

Units served with

  • 36th Fighter Group

    36th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group, as the 36th Pursuit Group, were part of the defence force for the Caribbean area and the Panama Canal in 1941, flying P-39s and P-40s out of Puerto Rico. By May 1944 the 36th Fighter Group were flying their first missions out of England...

  • 23rd Fighter Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Died 15 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 November 2015 16:51:37 Emily Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events and unit associations
Sources

MACR 8583

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