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Sylvan Feld


William S Lyons named his P-51 “Tiger’s Revenge” for his cousin, Maj. Sylvan [NMI] Feld (service number O-437064) of Headquarters unit of the 373rd Fighter Group, 9th Air Force who was Killed in Action (KIA) on 13th August 1944 at Argentan, France in P-47D 42-25966. (MACR 8584).


Units served with


  • 42-25966

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • BM523

    Supermarine Spitfire BM523 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

Associated Place

  • Woodchurch

    Military site : airfield
    An RAF Advanced Landing Ground used in 1943 with temporary runways and buildings, Woodchurch was handed to the Ninth Air Force in 1944, where it was the brief home of the 373rd Fighter Group. It was abandoned and dismantled in 1944-1945. . The present...


Event Location Date
Died Argentan, France 13 August 1944

Killed in Action


Date Contributor Update
28 October 2014 15:01:00 Pyker Changes to biography

Corrected Lyon to Lyons in Biography section.

Date Contributor Update
27 October 2014 16:43:33 Lucy May Created entry with surname, firstname, nationality, service number, role, biography, events, unit associations and aircraft associations

Created entry based on information sent through by Peter Randall of