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8th Air Force 644FE

21 September 1944

Official description

Not yet known

Description

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Mission details

1.

Description

FIGHTER ESCORT

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

All P-51 Fighter Groups took part.

Units

  • 1st Bomb Division

    1st Bomb Division

    Division
    The groups under the command of the 1st Bomb Wing came under the command of the 1st Bomb Division in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 1st Air Division.

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped NA

2.

Description

FIGHTER ESCORT

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

All P-51 Fighter Groups took part.

Units

  • 2nd Bomb Division

    2nd Bomb Division

    Division
    The groups under the command of the 2nd Bomb Wing came under the command of the 2nd Bomb Division in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 2nd Air Division.

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped NA

3.

Description

FIGHTER ESCORT

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

Fighter groups participating: 56th Fighter Group, 339th Fighter Group, 353rd Fighter Group, 357th Fighter Group, 359th Fighter Group, 361st Fighter Group, 364th Fighter Group. Specific units not correlated in source data.

Units

  • 3rd Bomb Division

    3rd Bomb Division

    Division
    The 3rd Bomb Division was Constituted in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 3rd Air Division.

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped NA

Service

People

  • Lloyd Hally

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 353rd Fighter Group
    Assigned to 351FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission Nijmegen in P-47 'Angel of Mercy' 42-22523 last seen pursuing a Fw190 down through the overcast over Arnhem. Shot down 21-Sep-44 Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 9003. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-22523 'Angel Of Mercy'

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 351FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission Nijmegen last seen pursuing a Fw190 down through the overcast over Arnhem. Shot down, Capt Lloyd G Hally Killed in Action (KIA). 21-Sep-44 MACR 9003.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 March 2017 16:36:06 dwgdallas Changes to person associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

The personal collection of Lt. Billy J. Murray

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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