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"Capt. Bob Meyer, pilot, and ground crew members beside the Lockheed P-38 Lightning 'Bob-Cat III' of the 20th Fighter Group in England."



  • 20th Fighter Group

    20th Fighter Group

    In August 1943, the 20th Fighter Group arrived in Clyde, Scotland, before travelling to Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire, which was to be their base for the rest of the war. The Group flew 312 missions before their last mission on 25 April 1945. The...

  • 79th Fighter Squadron


  • Robert Meyer

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot
    Squadron CO. 3 x FW190, 1/2 x He115, 1 x Me410, 2 x Me109. Awards: SS, DFC (OLC), AM (12OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.


  • 42-104308 'Bob Cat III'

    P-38 Lightning
    Assigned to 79FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) France in with 2Lt Emery K Ryan, crashed near Marcelcave, France 17-Jun-44 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 6244 / MACR 6608


Date Contributor Update
27 April 2021 17:15:13 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations