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42-104205

P-38 Lightning

On 27 December 1944, Harold Sargent, pilot of P-38 42-104205 was shot down on a mission from Florennes airfield, France, to Lierneaux, Belgium. The pilot was able to bail out and survived.

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  • Harold Sargent

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 474th Fighter Group
    Harold Sargent served as a fighter pilolt with the 429th Fighter Squadron of the 479th Fighter Group. On 27 December 1944, he was flying P-38 42-104205 when he was shot down. He survived and was taken as a Prisoner of War. Sargent was held at Stalag...

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Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Belgium 27 December 1944

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Date Contributor Update
18 January 2018 09:45:15 Lucy May Changes to description
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MACR 11495: https://www.fold3.com/image/46702344; https://www.fold3.com/image/46702356

Date Contributor Update
18 January 2018 09:28:34 Lucy May Changes to unit associations and place associations
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https://www.fold3.com/image/46702344

Date Contributor Update
11 March 2015 23:40:58 Sierraview1 Changes to media associations
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Scott Frederick, 474th Fighter Group Association

Date Contributor Update
29 November 2014 21:22:50 eagle0025 Changes to nicknames and markings
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Gary Koch, 474th FG Association Historian and The Retail Gang (429th FS History) by Karl Swindt

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

MACR 11495 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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