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A. Encounter.
B. 13 November 1943.
C. 338th Fighter Squadron, 55th Fighter Group.
D. 11:45.
E. Hagen, Germany.
F. 9/10 sky coverage to 20,000 feet. Visibility unlimited.
G. ME 210.
H. None - Verification only.
I. My flight leader went down on enemy aircraft, which was below us and behind the bombers.  I saw him fire and then close in on the enemy aircraft.  Immediately after my flight leader broke away, I saw a lot of smoke coming from the enemy plane.  It started down and appeared as if it were completely out of control.

/s/ & /t/ FLEMING W. SUITER,
2nd Lt., Air Corps.

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