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  P-38G-13-LO "Daisy 2nd" Serial Number ? Nose 125
USAAF
13th AF
347th FG
339th FS

Aircraft History
Built by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation (LAC) in Burbank, California. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Disassembled and shipped overseas and reassembled.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 13th Air Force, 347th Fighter Group, 339th Fighter Squadron. Nose Number 125, painted in white. Nicknamed "Daisy 2nd" chalked on the nose.

On March 29, 1943 this P-38 was piloted by Rex Barber on a mission over the Shortlands. During the mission, this P-38 attacked a sub chaser and was damaged. Afterwards, the wing from P-38G "Old Ironsides" 43-2239 was used to repair this aircraft. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

References
13th Fighter Command in World War II - Chapter 8 - Yamamoto Mission page 139

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Last Updated
September 26, 2018

 

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