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Robert W Little

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near St. James France on 18 Jun 44 in P-51 #43-6770. MACR 6262.

Service

Units served with

  • 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...

Aircraft

  • 43-6770

    P-51 Mustang
    One-time personal aircraft of Lt Albert Schlegel and Lt Eliot H Shapleigh. ...

Associated Place

  • 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Prisoner of War (POW) Zagan, Poland 18 June 1944 – 1945

Prisoner of War.

Shot down Saint-James, France 18 June 1944

Shot down in P-51 #43-6770, ground fire hit glycol system after strafing horse drawn column, belly landed after engine fire. POW. MACR 6262.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 March 2016 13:32:19 Al_Skiff Changes to role, biography, awards, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Removed Duplicate A/C.
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsn.asp?SN=43-6770&Submit6=Go

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 6262 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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