CONFIDENTIAL

PILOT'S PERSONAL ENCOUNTER REPORT

A. Engagement.
B. 13 November 1943.
C. 338th Fighter Squadron, 55th Fighter Group.
D. 1200.
E. BREMEN.
F. 9/10 sky coverage, visibility unlimited at 30,000 feet.
G. ME 109.
H. None.
I. I observed two ME 109's behind and above our flight as we were making climbing right turn.  The flight turned into them in a shallow dive.  The E/A refused a head-on pass and went under.  Our flight leader took No. 1 and I took No. 2.  I opened fire at 500 yards with a 30 degree deflection burst.  I then closed rapidly and broke off in a shallow climbing turn to the right.  No claims.  I observed no hits, and I did not see aircraft after he broke away.

ERNEST W. GEORGE,
2nd Lieut., Air Corps.

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