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  P-38G-13-LO "Daisy 2nd" Serial Number ? Nose 125
13th AF
347th FG
339th FS

Aircraft History
Built by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation (LAC) in Burbank, California. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Disassembled and shipped overseas and reassembled.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 13th Air Force (13th AF), 347th Fighter Group (347th FG), 339th Fighter Squadron (339th FS). Nose Number 125. Nicknamed "Daisy 2nd" chalked on the nose.

On March 29, 1943 this P-38 was piloted by Rex Barber on a mission over the Shortlands. During the mission, this P-38 attacked a sub chaser and was damaged. Afterwards, the wing from P-38G "Old Ironsides" 43-2239 was used to repair this aircraft. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

13th Fighter Command in World War II - Chapter 8 - Yamamoto Mission page 139

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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