Maj. Donald M. Cummings


(D. Erne)

Maj. Donald M. Cummings

38th FS - 03 January 1945 - 20 August 1946

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D CG-U 44-15192 "My Kitten"

Mission History

33 missions

Mission List

55th FG  Mission #

Date Target
297 31 December 1944 Engers (White 2)
298 01 January 1945 Magdeburg (White 2)
300 03 January 1945 Bad Kreuznach (Blue 4)
301 05 January 1945 Hanau (White 2)
302 06 January 1945 Garmersherm (White 4)
304 13 January 1945 Bischofsheim (Red 3)
305 14 January 1945 Magdeburg (Red 3)
306 15 January 1945 Stuttgart (Red 3)
307 16 January 1945 Dessau (Red Leader)
310 22 January 1945 Sterkrade/Holten (Blue Leader)
312 01 February 1945 Mannheim/Strasbourg (Red Leader)
313 03 February 1945 Berlin (Blue Leader)
315 09 February 1945 Weimar (Red Leader)
318 15 February 1945 Ruhland (Program Flight Leader)
319 17 February 1945 Frankfurt (Yellow Leader)
320 19 February 1945 Nurnberg (Yellow Leader)
321 20 February 1945 Nurnberg (Yellow Leader)
322 21 February 1945 Nurnberg (Yellow Leader)
323 22 February 1945 Berlin (Yellow Leader)
324 23 February 1945 Ansbach (Yellow Leader)
326 25 February 1945 Nurnberg (Yellow Leader)
352 24 March 1945 Steenwijk A/F (Squadron Leader)
358 04 April 1945 Kiel (Yellow Leader)
359 05 April 1945 Nurnberg (Yellow Leader & later Sq. Leader)
361 07 April 1945 Gustrow (Squadron Leader)
367 17 April 1945 Dresden (Squadron Leader)
370 20 April 1945 Oranienburg (Squadron Leader)
Air Scores
Destroyed
Probable  
Damaged  

5.5-0-0 (plus 1 air with 27th FG)

Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged  
Score Detail 14 January 1945  Me-109 destroyed (air) E/Wittenburg
25 February 1945  Me-262 destroyed (air) Giebelstadt
25 February 1945  Me-262 destroyed (air) Leipheim
24 March 1945  (.5)Me-109 destroyed (air) S/Soest
07 April 1945  (2)Me-109 destroyed (air) Celle
Notes ASN - O-667803
ex 27th Fighter Group, MTO.
03 January 1945 - Joined the 38th Fighter Squadron
04 January 1945 - Appointed Flight Commander
January 1945 - Awarded the Air Medal
February 1945 - Awarded 10th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
01 April 1945 - Appointed 38th FS Operations Gunnery Officer
April 1945 - Awarded 13th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
April 1945 - Awarded 14th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
April 1945 - Awarded 15th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
May 1945 - Awarded 16th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
May 1945 - Awarded 17th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
July 1945 - Appointed 38th Fighter Squadron Operations Officer
28 September 1945 - Appointed Commanding Officer of the 38th Fighter Squadron
May 1946 - Relieved of command of the 38th Fighter Squadron and appointed Operations Officer
June 1946 - Checked out in the P-80 jet
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