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P-38 Lightning

Shot down, flak hit, crashed near Coulommiers on 10 Apr 44. MACR 3620.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

  • Headquarters Squadron (55th Fighter Group)


  • Carl Causey

    Military | Technical Sergeant | 55th Fighter Group

  • Jack Jenkins

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 55th Fighter Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Coulommiers on 10 Apr 44 in P-38 'Texas Ranger' #42-67825. MACR 3620. ...

  • Robert Sand

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Airplane Propeller Specialist | 55th Fighter Group
    Robert Sand was responsible for the maintenance and repair of fighter aircraft. As a specialist in propeller mechanics, Sand performed a crucial role in ensuring that the engine was running correctly. He felt personally accountable for the safe return...


  • Wormingford

    Military site : airfield
    Wormingford was a Royal Flying Corps/RAF anti-Zeppelin aircraft Landing Ground First World War, rebuilt for the Eighth Air Force 1942-43. It was a Ninth Air Force base from 1943-44, and home to the 362nd Fighter Group. Switching back to the Eighth Air...


Event Location Date
Crashed Coulommiers, France 10 April 1944 – 10 April 1944

Shot down, flak hit, crashed near Coulommiers on 10 Apr 44. MACR 3680.


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28 December 2015 21:24:24 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, nicknames, description, events, unit associations, person associations, place associations and mission associations

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Date Contributor Update
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MACR 3620 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database