2d Lt NEWMAN; JAMES GEORGE
UNITED STATES ARMY AIR FORCES; WORLD WAR II; TX
Unaccounted For - Missing In Action
O-708749 Germany 11/20/1944
377 FIGHTER SQUADRON 362 FIGHTER GROUP
42-28349 (MSN 2011) 377th FS, 362nd FG, 9th AF, Verdun/Etain [A-82], France; Shot down by flak near Wehrden, Völklingen and crashed at Pachten, Dillingen, Germany November 20, 1944; Pilot MIA. MACR 10514
The Group trained in P-47s and moved to England in November 1943. Arriving earlier than many other Ninth Air Force fighter groups, the pilots main occupation was escort work for heavy bombers. The Group's first mission on 8 February 1944 was one...
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