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347th Fighter Group (347th FG)
U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF), 13th Air Force (13th AF)

The U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF), 13th Air Force (13th AF), 347th Fighter Group (347th FG) operated in the South Pacific (SPOA) during World War II including the 339th Fighter Squadron (339th FS).

On November 22, 1944 took off from Middleburg Airfield on a strafing mission over Celebes (Sulawesi). Lost is P-38J 44-23394  (MIA) pilot Lt. Col. Robert B. Westbrook (MIA).

339th Fighter Squadron (339th FS)
Equipped with the P-38 Lightning, most famous for flying the "Yamamoto Mission" shoot down of Admiral Yamamoto.



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