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Alfred A Albrecht

Military

Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) bomber escort Halle, entered melee with section, became detached and shot down near Eschwege in P-51 44-14174 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 8785.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 384th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Honington

    Military site : airfield
    Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Montana, USA
Lived in Pennsylvania, USA 1940
Assigned Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk IP31, UK 27 May 1944 – 11 September 1944

Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF.

Died 37269 Eschwege, Germany 11 September 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) bomber escort Halle, entered melee with section, became detached and shot down near Eschwege in P-51 44-14174 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 8785.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 July 2016 11:23:37 Al_Skiff Changes to role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=Albrecht&Submit=S...
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsn.asp?SN=14174&Submit6=Go
https://www.fold3.com/image/28727846

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:19 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8785 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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