43-6832 Miss Dallas

Object Number - UPL 21044 - Capt Victor J France, [Oklahoma City, OK]. 334th Fighter Squadron, ex 71 "Eagle" Squadron. P-51B 43-6832 QP-K "Miss Dallas". Capt France is seen here...

Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. This was the fourth (of four) aircraft to be flown and named by Victor France, who hailed from Dallas, Texas. Capt France perished in this aircraft on 18 April 1944 when he struck the ground near Stendal whilst he was chasing a Bf 109 at low-level.

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 334th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35133124
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Crew Chief
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 4th Fighter Group 334th Fighter Squadron No 71 'Eagle' Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-885176
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot

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39576 Stendal, Germany 18 April 1944 - 18 April 1944 A/C struck the ground near Stendal whilst pilot was chasing a Bf 109 at low-level. Capt Victor France KIA. MACR 5012.

Revisions

Date18 Apr 2015 16:15:05
Contributorapollo11
Sources

Personal research & 4th Fighter Group 'Debden Eagles' by Chris Bucholz.

Date8 Mar 2015 13:29:06
Contributorapollo11
Sources

Personal research & 'Eighty-One Aces of the 4th Fighter Group' by Frank Speer.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:41
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 5012 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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