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He dove srraighr down, and momen rarily Ilosr him in rhe haze, finding him again when he srarred pulling back up. 1JG I I near Magdeburg. The day's orher vicrors were Maj McPharlin and I Lrs Siems, Kolrer, Lang and Kenyon. In rerurn, ILrAubrey Hewarr was hir by a Bf 109 and baled our jusr before his P-5 J exploded. ] Lr Richard Bopp became separared from rhe group and ran our offuel. Like Hewarr, he ended up as a PoW. On 29 May, Col Blakeslee led a Wirhdrawal Supporr mission ro Poznan, which was vigorously opposed by rhe Lufrwaffe.
The 4th was being led by 336th FS CO Maj Goodson, who was the first to SpOt 40 enemy aircraFt near Hamburg. 'We gOt Fairly close to them and started firing beFore they broke', reported 1Lt Frank Speer. 'Only the two we fired on broke. I got strike on the first burst, and the enemy aircraFt split- 'ed with me on his tail. He went straight down, skidding, rolling, and he took violent evasive action. [ kept firing short bursts. Pieces were coming oFF him all the time, two of which damaged my P-51.
Capt Millikan and 2Lt HoFer each scored a kill, and Capt Megura shared a third with a P-38, but stray rounds From the latter fighter al 0 holed Megura's glycol system. He was Forced to head For Sweden, where he was interned For more than a month. During the 24 May Penetration Target Withdrawal uPPOrt mission to Berlin, eight enemy fighters Fell to the group's guns. The 4th was being led by 336th FS CO Maj Goodson, who was the first to SpOt 40 enemy aircraFt near Hamburg. 'We gOt Fairly close to them and started firing beFore they broke', reported 1Lt Frank Speer.
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