Maj. Clayton L. Peterson


(W. Staggs collection via C. Smith)

Maj. Clayton L. Peterson

38th FS - 07 September 1944 - September 1945
HdQts - September 1945 - May 1946
38th FS - May 1946 - August 1946

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D CG-  44-14338 "Hell's Angel" (W. Staggs collection via C. Smith)

Mission History

Not Known

Mission List
55th FG  Mission # Date Target
229 10 September 1944 Nurnburg (White 2)
232 12 September 1944 Leipzig (White 2) (expended 450 rounds of ammunition)
235 18 September 1944 Airborne Army Support Arnhem (Red 3)
236 19 September 1944 Osnabruck (Red Leader)
238 21 September 1944 Mainz (Red Leader)
Air Scores
Destroyed  
Probable  
Damaged  
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged
Score Detail 12 September 1944  (.5)He-177 damaged (ground) Herzogenaurach
16 April 1945  u/i a/c destroyed (ground) Munich-Brunnthal Landing Ground
Notes Home of Record - Pontiac, IL
ASN - O-425043
ex-49th Fighter Group, PTO.
07 September 1944 - Joined the 38th Fighter Squadron
23 December 1944 - Promoted to Major
September 1945 - Transferred to the 55th FG Headquarters Squadron
May 1946 - Reassigned as CO of the 38th Fighter Squadron
Memories

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