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8th Air Force 507FE

31 July 1944

Official description

Not yet known

Description

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Mission details

1. LAON

Description

FIGHTER ESCORT

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

Specific units not correlated in source data.

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped NA

2. LUDWIGHAVEN

Description

FIGHTER ESCORT

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

Specific units not correlated in source data.

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped NA

3. MUNICH

Description

FIGHTER ESCORT

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

All fighter groups except 55 Fighter Group participate. Specific units not correlated in source data. Claims include 18-0-12 on the ground.

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped NA

Service

People

  • Chester Pluta

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier | 388th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed at Schleissheim in B-17 Devil's Luck #4232030

  • Gilbert Rubenstein

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 389th Bomb Group

  • Pasquale Spina

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 388th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 31 July 1944 Shot down by flak and crashed at Schleissheim in B-17 Devil's Luck #4232030 PH

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Lee Cunningham, 8th Air Force missions research database / Stan Bishop's 'Losses of the US 8th and 9th Air Forces', the Combat Chronology of the US Army Air Forces and the work of Roger Freeman including the 'Mighty Eighth War Diary'.

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