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  • George Bauer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 397FS, 386FG, 9AF USAAF. 2 x confirmed kills. Failed to Return (FTR) armed recon, crashed into a hill while strafing motor transport vehicle near Densberg, Germany. MACR 13622. Awards: DFC, PH.

  • William Fredenberg

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 362nd Fighter Group

  • Russell Kline

    Military | Major | Fighter pilot | 354th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 355FS, 354FG, 9AF, XIX Tactical Air Command. Flew P-47s / P-51 with 77 missions completed and 1 confirmed kill. Ended Tour Duty (ETD). ...

  • Robert Smith

    Military | Major | Pilot | 367th Fighter Group
    Flew with the 16th Fighter Squadron, 23rd Fighter Group in China in 1942. Pilot of P-40E-1 "KatyDid"; credited with four aerial victories. Later transferred to the 394th Fighter Squadron, 367th Fighter Group in England. Shot down by flak over Cherbourg...

  • Albert Wiest

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Repairman
    MOS: 953 - Radio Repairman, Reporting Equipment. Assigned to the 57th Signal Aircraft Warning Detachment (Close Control), Company "B", 563rd Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion.


  • 42-103222

    P-51 Mustang
    Whilst on return from armed recon to Montague, jumped by Fw190's and shot down, pilot 1st Lt Stanely L Canner baled out and evaded capture, with the assistance of the Maquis until their area was overrun by freindly forces. MACR 6662. 14-7-44.

  • 42-104299

    P-38 Lightning
    Assigned to 394FS, 364FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Cherbourg peninsula with Lt Robert E Smith 22-Jun-44; hit by flak at low level over Cherbourg, A/C and pilot washed up on Normandy Beach. MACR 6187

  • 44-33205

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 397FS, 386FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) armed recon, crashed into a hill while strafing motor transport vehicle near Densberg, Germany. Pilot 1Lt George L Bauer Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 13622.

  • 42-103382

    F-6 Mustang
    North American P-51C-5-NT Mustang (F-6C) Serial 42-103382 of the 15th TRS, 10th PRG, XIX TAC. Aircraft shot down by Fw 190A-8 flown bo Oblt Alfred Neumayer of JG 4/1 at Bellheim, E of Landau and crashed 3 km NW of Dahnk SW of Pirmasens, Germany 29th...




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