1/Lt. Robert H. Yee Litt Jr.


(F. Birtciel)

1/Lt. Robert H. Yee Litt Jr.

343rd FS - 14 June 1944 - January 1945

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D CY-I

Mission History

Completed 300 hour combat tour (65 missions)

Mission List

55th FG  Mission #

Date Target

231

11 September 1944 Ruhland (Blue 4)
Air Scores
Destroyed
Probable  
Damaged  
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged  
Score Detail 11 September 1944  FW-190 destroyed (air) Sonneburg
Notes Home of record, Rock springs, Wyoming.
14 June 1944 - Joined the 343rd Fighter Squadron
August 1944 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
September 1944 - Awarded the Air Medal
September 1944 - Awarded 1st Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
October 1944 - Awarded Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
November 1944 - Awarded Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
January 1945 - Completed Tour of Duty
One of only two Chinese American Fighter Pilots in WWII.
Awards
Memories 'He was taking off on a strafing mission on July 4, 1944, and a canopy latch broke and the canopy hit him in the head leaving him bowed, but unbroken and he landed OK.'  (Frank Birtciel)
Additional Photograph (L-R) Cpl. Zwack, Lt. Yee Litt,  T/Sgt. Reitmier and  S/Sgt. Bernard Fow
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