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P-38 Lightning

Service

Units

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 385th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Eugene Zakovec

    Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 364th Fighter Group
    Eugene entered the USAAF from: Nebraska. He trained as a fighter pilot and served with the 385th Fighter Squadron. On the 9th April 1945 Eugene was part of an Escort operation supporting 8th Air Force bombers on a mission to Germany. He was flying in...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 9 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3893 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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