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Old 2nd September 2007, 10:50
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Re: P-51 losses on 10 April 1945

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Originally Posted by drgondog View Post
So far - no losses recorded air to air

Several lost to flak in Berlin area strafing airfields

1SF mechanical failure - Rogers (POW)
13758 4/10/1945 P-51 44-63748 857 1
20th Tracy - flak near Werder A/F - POW
20th Stewart - flak at Werder A/F - POW
20th Petersburz - flak - reached Russian lines
13757 4/10/1945 P-51 44-13751 20 79
13775 4/10/1945 P-51 44-15327 20 55
13776 4/10/1945 P-51 44-15078 20 55

20th also engaged Me 262 air to air neuruppin (no losses) and Oranienburg (no losses)

55th Holland - flak near Burg BUT 55th engaged and shot down Me 262s at Burg and Galworde.. so flak report could be in error
13774 4/10/1945 P-51 44-72274 55 338

56th Holland - no factor here


78th strafed Werder
Stinton POW - flak at Werder A/F
Kuehl MIA-Evade - flak at Brandenburg - B/O near Helmstadt
Spaulding - flak at Werder A/F
13772 4/10/1945 P-51 44-64156 78 84
13773 4/10/1945 P-51 44-15556 78 82

364th
Lach - flak near Margraten - KIA
13771 4/10/1945 P-51 44-15019 364 385

The 359 had a fight with Me 262s near Gardelegen and Wittenburg but I don't have losses for any in four sources..

JUST TO AD SERIALS. Source is MACR index database, www.armyairforce.com
numbers in order as MACR, date, type, serial, FG, FS


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