Capt. Bert McDowell Jr.


(F. Birtciel)

Capt. Bert McDowell Jr.

338th FS - August 1944 - 06 February 1945 (Prisoner of War)

Assigned Aircraft

P-51K CL-V 44-11687 "Betty Mac"

Mission History

55 missions

Mission List
55th FG Mission # Date Target
303 06 January 1945 Germersheim
312 29 January 1945 Kassel
315 06 February 1945 Böhlen/Leipzig
Air Scores
Destroyed  
Probable  
Damaged
Ground Scores
Destroyed
Damaged  
Score Detail 06 January 1945  Ju-88 destroyed (ground) Giebelstadt
29 January 1945  Me-109 damaged (air) Ulzen
06 February 1945  Ju-88 destroyed (ground) Gerolzhofen A/F
Notes Born in Kansas City, Missouri on 16 March 1919.
MACR No. 12162
Call sign - Acorn 51
26 February 1945 - Awarded 5th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
10 January 1945 - Started his second tour with the 55th F.G. and 338th F.S.
Awards
Memories Bert McDowell tells his story, "55th Mission".
Additional Photograph Capt. Bert McDowell Jr. (Reproduced with the kind permission of Mr. Robert M. Littlefield, from the author's book, Double Nickel, Double Trouble.
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