Capt. Carl Edward Breathwit

(Frank Birtciel)

Capt. Carl Edward Breathwit

38th FS - 29 September 1944 - March 1945

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D 44-14970 "Claudia" (F. Birtciel)

Mission History

55 missions

Mission List
55th FG Mission # Date Target
291 24 December 1944 Babenhausen
Air Scores
Ground Scores
Score Detail 24 December 1944  Me-109 destroyed (air) W/St. Vith
Notes Born on 09th May 1915
ASN - O-681599
29 September 1944 - Joined the 38th Fighter Squadron
December 1944 - Awarded 1st Oak Leaf Cluster to Air Medal
02 March 1945 - Transferred to 55th FG 'Clobber College' (OTU)
08 March 1945 - Promoted from 1st Lieutenant to Captain
March 1945 - Ended Tour of Duty

Passed away on 14 March 1977, aged 61. Carl is buried in Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery Section AH Site 1990, 1520 Harry Wurzbach Road, San Antonio, TX

Additional Photo Capt. Breathwit next to "Claudia" with his crew (F. Birtciel)
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