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Assigned to 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) escort mission to Soissons, last seen avoiding return fire from aerodrome he was strafing. Pilot 1st Lt Joseph G Sullivan evaded capture with assistance from the French till liberated. 24-May-44. MACR 5112.

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Units served with

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 352nd Fighter Group 328th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-660088
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 357th Fighter Group 364th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-751484
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot

Places

Aerial photograph of Leiston airfield looking south, the control tower and technical site are to the right, 16 October 1945. Photograph taken by No. 541 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/929. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Theberton/Saxmundham

Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Failed to Return (FTR)

02200 Soissons, France 1944-05-24 Failed to Return (FTR) escort mission to Soissons, last seen avoiding return fire from aerodrome he was strafing. Pilot 1st Lt Joseph G Sullivan evaded capture with assistance from the French till liberated. 24-May-44. MACR 5112.

Manufactured

Inglewood, CA, USA Built at North American Aviation.

Delivered

California, USA Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned

Leiston, Leiston, Suffolk IP16, UK Assigned to 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:15
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 5112 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database