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1st Lt James A Bussey 383FS, 364FG, 8AF.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 383rd Fighter Squadron


  • James Bussey

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Detached to 1st Scout Force. 57 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission to Brunswick in P-51D 44-14653 'Blood and Soda'. Hit by flak strafing train, crashed near Rodewald. KIA (KIA). MACR 12504. ...


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