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  • Howard Bone

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 55th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 338FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Crashed upon landing after returning to base after take off on an escort mission to Berlin on 4-Mar-44 in P-38J 42-67279. Killed in Action (KIA). Awards: AM (OLC), PH.

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  • 42-67279

    P-38 Lightning
    Assigned to 338FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Crashed upon landing after returning to base after take off on an escort mission to Berlin on 4-Mar-44. Pilot 2nd Lt Harold J Bone Killed in Action (KIA).

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  • 8th Air Force FO 260 BOMBER ESCORT

    4 March 1944
    A combined force of 770 fighters of types: P-38; P-47 and P-51 are despatched to heavy bombers attacking at Berlin. The weather is terrible and many of the bomber formations either abort of seek Targets of Opportunity in the Ruhr valley. The P-38...

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