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Leroy W Ista

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) crashed into North Sea in P-47 #42-22458.

Service

Units served with

  • 353rd Fighter Group

    353rd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 353rd Fighter Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force on 7 June 1943. The group flew P-47 Thunderbolts, and from October 1944, P-51 Mustangs, as escorts for bombing missions across occupied Europe and to strafe targets on the ground. Tactical...

  • 352nd Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Killed in action 22 December 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 January 2021 17:50:50 Hotelie1970 Changes to media associations
Sources

https://353rdfightergroup.wordpress.com/category/352nd-fighter-squadron/...

Date Contributor Update
26 March 2020 20:43:12 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "#" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
18 October 2019 15:12:45 general ira snapsorter Changes to service number, biography, events and aircraft associations
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list;
MACR 1539

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:42 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1539

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