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44-13553

P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 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...

  • 1st Scouting Force

People

  • Vincent Dressendorfer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Killed in Action - crashed near La Loupe in P-51 44-13553. Lt. Dressendorfer had completed a tour as a heavy bomber pilot, and then on 20th June 1944 was placed on detached service at Steeple Morden, flying "Buckeye Scouting Force" missions in P-51s.

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 1 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:42 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7727 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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