1/Lt. Russell C. Haworth


(F. Birtciel)

1/Lt. Russell C. Haworth

338th FS - 15 July 1944 - 06 January 1945

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D CL-K 44-13642 "Krazy Kid"

Mission History

64 missions

Mission List
55th FG Mission # Date Target
223 28 August 1944 Saarbrucken
231 11 September 1944  Ruhland
232 12 September 1944  Leipzig
262 02 November 1944 Merseberg
291 24 December 1944 Babenhausen
Air Scores
Destroyed
Probable  
Damaged
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged  
Score Detail 28 August 1944  (.5)DFS-230 destroyed (air) Dromersheim
11 September 1944  (2)Me-109 destroyed (air) S/Meiningen
11 September 1944  Me-109 damaged (air) S/Meiningen
12 September 1944  (.5)Me-109 destroyed (air) Frankfurt
02 November 1944  Me-109 destroyed (air) Merseburg
24 December 1944  Me-109 destroyed (air) Vogelsburg
Notes Born in Wichita Falls, Texas on the 13th October 1922. He enlisted in February 1943 and graduated as a pilot.
ASN - O-762465
15 July 1944 - Joined the 338th Fighter Squadron
05 September 1944 - Awarded the Air Medal
15 September 1944 - Awarded 1st Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
20 September 1944 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
12 October 1944 - Awarded 2nd Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
23 October 1944 - Awarded 3rd Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
23 October 1944 - Awarded 4th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
20 November 1944 - Awarded 5th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
20 September 1944 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
02 December 1944 - Awarded 6th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
22 December 1944 - Awarded 7th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
07 January 1945 - Awarded 8th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
02 February 1945 - Awarded 9th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal

Crew Chief - S/Sgt. Floyd F. Padgett

Awards
Memories  
Additional Photos Lt. Russell Haworth and S/Sgt. Padgett 'admire' flak damage to Haworth's P-51 (The Edgar Hancock collection via B. Hancock)

Lt. Russell Haworth receiving an award (C. Olshavsky)

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