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John L Rieder

Military

On 14 February 1945, John Rieder was Killed in Action (KIA) in P-51 44-13549.

Service

Units served with

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

  • 38th Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • Wormingford

    Military site : airfield
    Wormingford was a Royal Flying Corps/RAF anti-Zeppelin aircraft Landing Ground First World War, rebuilt for the Eighth Air Force 1942-43. It was a Ninth Air Force base from 1943-44, and home to the 362nd Fighter Group. Switching back to the Eighth Air...

Events

Event Location Date
Died 14 February 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 November 2017 14:39:28 Lucy May Changes to service number, highest rank, role, biography, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=rieder&Submit=Search

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:24 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Chronology / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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