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Franklin R Gowing

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) crashed at Concour in P-51 #42106733

Service

Units served with

  • 355th Fighter Group

    355th Fighter Group

    Group
    Where the 353rd Fighter Group had pioneered ground strafing techniques, it was the 355th Fighter Group who destroyed more enemy aircraft by ground strafing than any other Eighth Air Force Group. Based at Steeple Morden from July 1943 to July 1945, the...

  • 357th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Killed in Action (KIA) France 1 August 1944
Died 2 August 1944
Evaded (EVD)
Resassigned Training Unit

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:14 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7731 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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