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  F4U-1D Corsair Bureau Number 57611  
USMC
VMF-312

Pilot  1st Lt William R. Swenson, O-028163 (MIA / KIA) UT
MIA  May 10, 1945


Aircraft History
Built by Vought. Delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN) as F4U-1D Corsair Bureau Number 57611. Disassembled and shipped overseas and reassembled.

Wartime History
Assigned to the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) to Marine Fighting Squadron 312 "Day's Knights" VMF-312. No known nickname or nose art.

Mission History
On May 10, 1945 took off piloted by 1st Lt William R. Swenson lost on a mission over Okinawa.

Memorials
Swenson was officially declared dead on May 11, 1946. He is memorialized at Manila American Cemetery on the tablets of the missing.

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Last Updated
June 29, 2019

 

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