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2nd Lt Merle G Aunspaugh 368FS, 359FG, 8AF.

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Units

  • 359th Fighter Group

    359th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 359th Fighter Group flew 346 missions from East Wretham between December 1943 and April 1945. In the main these missions were escorting bombers flying over occupied Europe. The Group, soon after converting from Thunderbolts to Mustangs, were...

  • 368th Fighter Squadron

    368th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    Distinguished Unit Citation: Germany, 11 September 1944.

People

  • Merle Aunspaugh

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Assigned to 368FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Killed in flying accident carrying out mock strafing attack during gunnery practice in P-51C 42-103793, flew into tree, ripping off a wing and crashed. Killed in Flying Accident (KIFA). Polebrook. 2-Mar-45. ...

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Date Contributor Update
31 July 2016 17:06:16 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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