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  P-38H Lightning Serial Number ?  
5th AF
475th FG
432nd FS

Pilot  Captain Eugene Ireland McGuire (survived)
Force Landed  October 24, 1943
MACR  none

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

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force (5th AF), 475th Fighter Group (475th FG) "Satan's Angels", 432nd Fighter Squadron (432nd FS) "Clover". No known nickname or nose art.

Mission History
On October 24, 1943 took off on a mission and force landed at Kiriwina Airifeld.

McGuire passed away on December 11, 1986. He is buried at Austin Memorial Park Cemetery in Austin, TX at plot 2, 24, 9.

FindAGrave - Eugene I McGuire (photo, grave photo)

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Last Updated
December 1, 2019


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