2/Lt. Arthur R. Carmel


(Robert M. Littlefield)

2/Lt. Arthur R. Carmel

38th FS - 14 June 1944 - 28 June 1944 (Killed in Action)

Assigned Aircraft

P-38J 42-67720

Mission History

4 missions

Mission List

55th FG Mission #

Date Target
155 18 June 1944 Hamburg (flew as White 2)
158 19 June 1944 Area Support Pas De Calais (flew as White 2)
160 21 June 1944 Berlin (flew as Yellow 2)
165 25 June 1944 Toulouse (flew as White 2)
166 27 June 1944 Sedan (Spare)
Air Scores
Destroyed  
Probable  
Damaged
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged  
Score Detail 25 June 1944  FW-190 damaged (air) SW Paris
Notes ASN - O-762255
14 June 1944 - Joined the 38th Fighter Squadron
27 June 1944 - 2/Lt. Carmel lost an engine on take-off, resulting in a crash.  He was mortally injured and died on the 28th June. 
He was acting as the squadron spare aircraft and had filled in for Lt. Clifford Gould, as Hellcat Blue 2, who aborted for turbo-supercharger trouble.  Lt. Carmel is buried at Cemetery-on-the-Hill, Lenox, Berkshire, Massachusetts.
Reproduced with kind permission of Mr. Robert M. Littlefield from the author's book Double Nickel - Double Trouble
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