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Albert Wesley Clark

Military

Photo recon pilot F-5 Lightning, shot down by German fighters on mapping mission in Amboise sector.

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Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 43-28333 Lanakila

    F-5 Lightning
    Lt Albert Clarks Lockheed F-5E Lightning 'Lanakila' No '333', 13th Photo Sqdn, 7th Photo Group. The name means 'Victory' in Hawaiian. Lt Clark was later shot down in another aircraft 42-67359 on 9th August 1944, KIA. MACR 7763.

  • AR404

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire AR404 Mk Vb, Built at Westland. ...

Associated Place

  • Mount Farm

    Military site : airfield
    Originally a grass airfield satellite for the RAF Photographic Reconnaissance Unit at nearby RAF Benson, Mount Farm was built in 1940-1941. It had three concrete runways, 49 dispersals (24 concrete pan type plus 25 PSP squares), and eight blister...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Arizona, USA 1920

Arizona, USA.

Died Chartres, France 9 August 1944

Shot down by German fighters on mapping mission in Amboise sector.

Lived in Kailua, HI, USA

Kailua, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 June 2015 15:29:04 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, role, biography, awards, events and unit associations
Sources

http://www.fold3.com/image/29437580/ MACR Details.
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmpilot.asp?Pilot=Clark%2C+Alber... MACR bare bones.
http://usaafdata.com/?q=search ASN Details.
http://www.ancestry.com/1940-census/usa/Hawaii/Albert-Wesley-Clark_2rfh9g Homestate / Birthstate.

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2014 23:20:28 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

"Eyes of The Eighth" - Patricia Fussell Keen

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2014 23:19:35 466thHistorian Changes to events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

"Eyes of The Eighth" - Patricia Fussell Keen

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

7th Photo Recon Group Master Directory, 6 June 1996 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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