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  P-38J-15-LO "Putt Putt Maru" Serial Number 42-104024  
USAAF
5th AF
475th FG
431st FS

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475th FG c1945

Aircraft History
Built by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation (LAC) in Burbank. Delivered to the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as P-38J-15-LO Lightning serial number 42-104024. Disassembled and shipped overseas and reassembled.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 475th Fighter Group, 431st Fighter Squadron. Assigned to pilot Lieutenant Colonel Charles H. MacDonald. Nicknamed "Putt Putt Maru" the second aircraft with this nickname. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019

 

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