Richard G Candelaria

Military

Crashed near Tarnowitz on 13 Apr 45 in P-51 'My Pride and Joy' #44-11755, Prisoner of War (POW).

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: My Pride and Joy
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 435th Fighter Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Las Vegas, Nevada

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Germany 1945-04-13

Other

Promoted

Revisions

Date19 Nov 2021 21:27:59
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:22:35
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 13904 / MACR 13904. Fighter Aces of the US and Mustang Aces of the Eighth Air Force / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list