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George F Perpente


On return from escorting B17s, ran out of gas and made a forced landing near Oxfordness, Suffolk on Sept. 27, 1943


Units served with

  • 353rd Fighter Group

    353rd Fighter 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...


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:55 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. I. by Bishop & Hey p. 293