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P-51 Mustang

Service

Units

  • 359th Fighter Group

    359th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 359th Fighter Group flew 346 missions from East Wretham between December 1943 and April 1945. In the main these missions were escorting bombers flying over occupied Europe. The Group, soon after converting from Thunderbolts to Mustangs, were...

  • 368th Fighter Squadron

    368th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    Distinguished Unit Citation: Germany, 11 September 1944.

People

  • Olin Drake

    Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 359th Fighter Group
    Lt. Olin P. Drake, from Palisades Park, NJ, flew 49 combat missions with the 368th Fighter Squadron, 359th Fighter Group, from 19 December 1943 through 10 June 1944 when he was shot down and evaded capture. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 10 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 5594 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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