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P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 363rd Fighter Group

    363rd Fighter Group

    Group
    Equipped with P-51s, the Group entered combat from England in February 1944, flying bomber escort and ground-strafing missions. They took part in the invasion of Normandy, protecting gliders and troop carriers on 6 and 7 June. In September 1944, now...

  • 380th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Alfred Fontes

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 363rd Fighter Group
    Lt. Alfred Fontes was shot down on or about April 8, 1944 and he was liberated May 1, 1945. He was a POW during WWII for thirteen months at Stalagluft #1prisoner-of-war camp near Barth, Western Pomerania, Germany. Mr. Fontes retired from the Air Force...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 8 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:40 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3632 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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