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Lt. Burt C Wyman, Englewood, NJ. 335th Fighter Squadron. P-47C 41-6233 WD-O. Lt. Wyman was killed in action on 29 January 1944 in P-47D 42-75119 WD-N.

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Units

  • 4th Fighter Group

    4th Fighter Group

    Group
    Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...

  • 335th Fighter Squadron

    335th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 335th Fighter Squadron was the offspring of No. 121 (Eagle) Squadron RAF. Formed on 21 May 1941, No. 121 was the second of the three Eagle Squadrons composed of American volunteers flying out of England. They were known as the "Chiefs" and were...

People

  • Burt Wyman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Wyman was killed in action on 29-Jan-44 when his P-47 42-75119 was shot down by enemy fighters. ...

Aircraft

  • 41-6233

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned 335th FS, 4th FG, 8th AF. 9-43. Forced Landing Engine Failure Cat 4 damage, pilot Clemens A Fiedler, Debden/Sta 356. 2-9-43. ROS, Assigned 551FTS, 495FTG, 8th AF. 9-44, Mid Air Collision with Thunderbolt 42-74640 Cat 5, pilot 2nd Lt John D...

Locations

  • Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...

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Date Contributor Update
27 August 2015 15:29:52 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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