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Walter P. Behm

Military

Walter Behm was crew chief of WD-I which was flown by both Capt. Robert Mabie and Maj. George Carpenter.

Service

People

  • Robert Mabie

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot
    Bob Mabie flew with the 4th Fighter Group from July 13, 1944 to May 4, 1945. In January 1945 he was designated Flight Commander of D Flight. He flew a P-51D, serial number 5-NA 44-14221, coded WD-I. In February of that same year he was designated...

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Units served with

  • 335th Fighter Squadron

    335th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 335th Fighter Squadron was the offspring of No. 121 (Eagle) Squadron RAF. Formed on 21 May 1941, No. 121 was the second of the three Eagle Squadrons composed of American volunteers flying out of England. They were known as the "Chiefs" and were...

Aircraft

  • 42-106675

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return Ramrod to Berlin. A/C last seen shortly after engaging two Bf109’s northwest of Nauen, Germany. Pilot Major George Carpenter POW. 18-Apr-44. MACR 4125.

  • 43-6575 'Virginia'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Section caught strafing a train by Bf109's and Fw190's. A/C Shot down 6-Jun-44. Pilot Lt Cecil E Garbey KIA. MACR 5602.

  • 44-13564 'Little Nobody'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 358FS, 355FG, 8AF USAAF. Hit by flak whilst strafing a train. A/C crashed near Cologne, pilot 1st Lt Edward F Haraburda Killed in Action KIA 20-Nov-44. MACR 10297.

  • 44-14054

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down in combat with enemy fighters. Crashed at Vardinghold, Germany on 17-Sep-44 in P-51D 44-14054. Pilot 2nd Lt Clifford E Holske. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 8986.

  • 41-6226

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Lieutenant George 'Carp' Carpenter.

  • 42-103036

    P-51 Mustang
    This was one of the first Mustangs assigned to the 335th Fighter Squadron. ...

  • 44-72478 'My Girl VI'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.

Events

Event Location Date
Born Harvard, IL, USA 10 December 1919
Died Elmhurst, IL, USA 15 January 1980

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 November 2016 10:36:54 general ira snapsorter Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- '1000 Destroyed' by Capt. Grover C. Hall, Jr. ;
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

Date Contributor Update
08 July 2016 23:29:29 WD-C Mustang Changes to middlename, firstname, nickname, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.4thfightergroupassociation.org/uploads/8/2/0/3/8203817/335_be...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:29:00 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://www.4thfightergroupassociation.org/4th-headquarters---ground.html

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