Skip to main content
Edit entry 

Dewey E Newhart

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) crashed near Dreux in P-47D 42-26402 (LH-U) named "Soubrette", assigned to LTC Wayne K. Blickenstaff.

Service

People

  • Stanley Pidduck

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | 353rd Fighter Group
    Born on the 31st July 1914, Stanley R. Pidduck, Jr. was the son of Stanley Roberts Pidduck and Elizabeth Mary Gill. He served in the U. S. Army Air Corp during World War II, spending 19 months in Europe as a P-47 and P-51 pilot, reaching the rank of Lt...

Units served with

  • 353rd Fighter Group

    353rd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 353rd Fighter Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force on 7 June 1943. The group flew P-47 Thunderbolts, and from October 1944, P-51 Mustangs, as escorts for bombing missions across occupied Europe and to strafe targets on the ground. Tactical...

  • 350th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Stewartsville, MO 25 January 1919

Born in Kansas City, Kansas he entered the service while living in Stewartsville, DeKalb County, Missouri

Died Normandy American Cemetery 14710 Colleville-sur-Mer France 12 June 1944

On a ground attack mission near Dreux, France. His P-47 was hit by fire from a German fighter. He had radioed his attempt to belly-land but was hit by two more fighters and crashed, killing him.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 October 2019 11:00:20 Superman Changes to biography and events
Sources

Fold3 draft registration records and MACR's.

Date Contributor Update
14 August 2019 14:46:33 general ira snapsorter Changes to service number, role, biography and events
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5749 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Share