2/Lt. William K. Pope


(F. Birtciel)

2/Lt. William K. Pope

343rd FS   23 April 1944 - January 1945

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D CY-Q

Mission History

Flew 73 missions

Mission List
55th FG Mission # Date Target
227 05 September 1944 Stuttgart
Air Scores
Destroyed  
Probable  
Damaged  
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged
Score Detail 05 September 1944  (2)He-177 damaged (ground) Goppingen
Notes Home of Record - Elkhorn, WI
23 April 1944 - Joined the 343rd Fighter Squadron
29 April 1944 - Flew first mission with 343rd Fighter Squadron
October 1944 - Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross
October 1944 - Awarded an Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
January 1945 - Ended tour of duty
Retired from the USAF in 1966 as a Lieutenant Colonel
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