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Michael Brezas


Flight leader 48th FS 14th FG 1944-45
12 air kills (top ace of the 14th FG).
MIA/POW downed by flak near Magyarlad, Hungary (bellylanded remains of P-38L in museum in Yugoslavia) on April 2, 1945. Released 3 weeks later. MACR #13476.
P-38L s/n 44-25786 #1.
Stayed in USAF post war killed in mid-air collision while flying F-84G s/n 51-10391 has CO of the 430th FBS in S. Korea on Feb. 5, 1954.


Units served with


  • 44-25786

    P-38 Lightning
    Assigned to 48th FS 14th FG 15th FG. Flown by Capt Mike Brezas 12 kill ace. Force landed due to flak damage on April 2, 1945. Remains of a/c in Yugoslavian Aviation Museum, Belgrade, Yugoslavia,

Associated Place

  • Lesina

    Military site : airfield


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