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43-6977

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 361st Fighter Group

    361st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 361st Fighter Group was the last P-47 Thunderbolt Group to join the Eighth Air Force. Between 21 January 1944 and 20 April 1945, the Group flew 441 missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers flying over occupied Europe. The...

  • 374th Fighter Squadron

People

  • James Golden

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 361st Fighter Group
    Crashed at Forges Les Eaux on 6 Jun 44 in P-51 #43-6977, Prisoner of War (POW). DFC, AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster, POW

Missions

  • 394

    6 June 1944
    D-Day. Start of Operation Overlord.

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 6 June 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 5520 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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