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Major Henry P. Plunk, 479FG.

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  • 479th Fighter Group

    479th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 479th was the last Fighter Group to join the Eighth Air Force, which they did on 14 May 1944. Known as "Riddle's Raiders", after their first Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Kyle L. Riddle, the Group flew escort and fighter sweep missions before D-Day....

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  • Henry Plunk

    Military | Major | Pilot
    I'm Daryl Plunk. My dad, Henry Porter Plunk (1922-2006) flew as an Army Air Force Captain, and fighter pilot of P38s and P51, stationed at Wattisham Air Base, UK, May 1944 - Jan. 1945. He flew 60 combat missions, was credited with one-half of a...

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Date Contributor Update
19 March 2021 11:21:22 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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