Harry P Dugas

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) on 27-Sep-43 in P-47C 41-6199 while providing withdrawl support to B-17 formations that had attacked at Emden, Germany. His flight encountered German fighters as part of a seek-and-destroy operation and he was shot down with the aircraft crashing into the sea near Juist Island, Germany.

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 56th Fighter Group 63rd Fighter Squadron

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Events

Event Location Date Description

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Killed in Action (KIA)

Juist, Germany 27 September 1943 Killed when his aircraft was shot down by enemy fighters and crashed into the sean near Juist Island, Germany. His reamins have never been recovered.

Other

Commemorated

Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Madingley Road, Coton, Cambridgeshire CB23 7PH, UK Commemorated on the Wall of the Missing, Cambridge American Cemetery

Revisions

Date30 Jun 2015 17:25:48
ContributorLee8thbuff
Sources

Lee Cunningham 30-Jun-2015. Added Decorations and Commemorted event per American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) records; Made connections to Place an Mission within existing website data; Added Sevice Number, corrected AIrcraft TN designation, added loss details and map location to FTR event per MACR 666; Crafted Summary Biography based on "Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces", Stan Bishop & John A. Hey MBE.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:12:27
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 666 & 747 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database