41-6268

On 8-Oct-43 P-47C 41-6268, 56FG/63FS piloted by, 2LT Dover C. Fleming Jr., was shot down over Holland while escorting B-17s attacking at Bremen, Germany. The aircraft crashed into the Ijsselmer near Amsterdam, Holland. 1KIA MACR 939.

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 56th Fighter Group 63rd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-793600
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

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IJsselmeer, Netherlands 1943-10-08 Soth down by enemy fighters while on a mission to escort bombers attacking ad Bremen, Germany. Crashed into the Ijsselmer near Amsterdam.

Revisions

Date3 Jul 2015 19:31:49
ContributorLee8thbuff
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Lee Cunningham 3-Jul-2015. Made Connections to Place and Mission within existing website data; Adder FRR event per MACR 939; Added description based on "Losses of the 8th & 9th AIr Forces", Stan Bishop & John A. Hey MBE.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:06
ContributorAAM
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MACR 939 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database