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DeWayne Junior Maxwell


Flew P-51D 44-14764 "Mr Lucky".
Retired as a Lieutenant Colonel after thirty-five years in the US Air Force, serving in World War II, Korea and Vietnam.


Units served with

  • 352nd Fighter Group

    352nd Fighter Group

    The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...

  • 328th Fighter Squadron


  • 42-106872 'Pattie Ann II'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 328FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Ramrod to Berlin, shot down in melee with Fw190's 12-Sep-44 - Lt Joseph A Broadwater KIA MACR 8659.

Associated Place

  • Bodney

    Military site : airfield
    Before the Americans arrived Bodney was a grass-surfaced airfield. So when the 352nd Fighter Group arrived with heavy P-47 Thunderbolts, work was carried out to strengthen its roads and runways with steel matting, concrete and tarmac. Nissen huts also...


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Date Contributor Update
21 December 2018 11:18:18 Lucy May Changes to middlename, nickname, service number, highest rank, role, biography and place associations

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:11 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit history