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Thomas F Truel Jr

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) crashed near Ludwigslust in P-51 'Lady Barbara II' 44-14228.

Service

Units served with

  • 355th Fighter Group

    355th Fighter Group

    Group
    Where the 353rd Fighter Group had pioneered ground strafing techniques, it was the 355th Fighter Group who destroyed more enemy aircraft by ground strafing than any other Eighth Air Force Group. Based at Steeple Morden from July 1943 to July 1945, the...

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 2nd Scouting Force
  • 354th Fighter Squadron
  • Headquarters (446th Bomb Group)

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Killed in action 4 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 February 2020 15:53:03 general ira snapsorter Changes to service number and unit associations
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:55 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 14149

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