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Mahlon Tallmadge Stelle

Military

Killed in action in P-47D 42-76355

Service

Units served with

  • 9th Air Force
  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in December 1943 as part of the Ninth Air Force. Flying P-47s, the Group took part in missions over northern France designed to weaken Germany's ability to repulse the planned Allied invasion of summer 1944. After the...

  • 387th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Gosfield

    Military site : airfield
    First used as an airfield during the First World War, when known as Royal Flying Corps/RAF Sible Hedingham, it was built as Gosfield for the Eighth Air Force and then Ninth Air Force in 1942-43. Home to first the 365th Fighter Group, then the 397th...

  • Beaulieu

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born Burlington, IA, USA 6 October 1919
Lived in Chicago, IL 16 October 1940

120 East 25th Street

Student at Chicago Technical College

Enlisted 2 September 1942
Died south of Villers-Bocage, France 7 June 1944
Buried Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial 1945

Plot F Row 16 Grave 18
Brittany American Cemetery
Brittany American Cemetery
Bel Orient
50240
Montjoie Saint Martin
France .

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 December 2020 03:36:06 466thHistorian Changes to nationality, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.abmc.gov/decedent-search/stelle%3Dmahlon
http://hellhawks.org/387_roster.html
https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/61186/images/45280_1020...
"Thunderbolts of The Hell Hawks" - Barnes, Crump and Sutherland, page 22
https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/2238/images/44008_09_00...

Date Contributor Update
08 June 2016 12:24:06 general ira snapsorter Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

Additional biographical details from :
- http://www.findagrave.com;
- http://usaafdata.com/?q=search&page=1596

Date Contributor Update
04 February 2016 09:36:42 Lucyd Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, events and unit associations
Sources

https://www.abmc.gov/node/546433#.VrMbdlKLrK4

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