UPL 29579


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Lieutenant John Skara, 363rd Fighter Squadron, 357th Fighter Group, sitting on the wing of his P-51 "Doodle Bug". Skara became Captain Bud Anderson's wingman after Eddie Simpson was MIA.


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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 357th Fighter Group 363rd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-759099
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant


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


Date: 10 Aug 2017 21:38:21
ContributorWD-C Mustang
ChangesCreated entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations