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Elwood L Briel

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 336th Fighter Squadron

    336th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 336th Fighter Squadron was constituted by the War Department on 22 august 1942, and was activated at Bushey Hall, England, on 12 September. It had been designated as No. 133 (Eagle) Squadron, and was made up of American volunteers to the Royal Air...

Aircraft

  • 42-106669 'Conjon IV'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Conrad Netting III. Named 'Conrad IV' for his unborn son. Failed to Return (FTR) fighter sweep to Evreux, struck trees on pull-up from a strafing run on a truck convoy. 10-Jun-44 - Pilot 2nd Lt...

  • 44-13934

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) bomber escort to Joigny, France. suffered engine failure. A/C abandoned. Major Fonzo Smith POW. 3-Aug-44. MACR 7453.

  • 44-14527 'Sack Queen' 'Mary'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission to Praha-Kbely. A/C struck by flak while strafing Praha-Kbely Airdrome in Czechoslovakia. 16-Apr-45. Pilot Lt Maurice W Miller Jr POW. MACR 14124.

  • 43-6844

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Up on a local flight to practice dogfighting, aircraft was seen to flip on its back and go straight into the deck. Crashed 2 miles west of Littlebury, England. Pilot 1st Lt Peter Lehman KIFA.

  • 44-15395 'Charlotte'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Lt Woodrow W Schaefer.

  • 44-14089 'Little Rebel' 'Sweet "Dosey" II'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 343FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 354FS, 355FG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:02 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

'1000 Destroyed' by Capt. Grover C. Hall, Jr. / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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