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  F4U-1A Corsair Bureau Number 17557  
USMC
VMF-221

Pilot  1st Lt. Milton E. Schneider, O-016483 (MIA/KIA) NJ
MIA  October 18, 1943

Mission History
Took off from the Russell Islands on an escort mission for 28 B-24's and 40+ USN dive bombers, with cover of 50+ fighters including F4U Corsairs of VMF-214 and VMF-221 against Ballale Airfield. This fighter failed to return.

Memorials
Memorialized on the tablets of the missing at Manila American Cemetery.

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January 5, 2018

 

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