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|Pilot 1st Lt. William A. "Bill" Levitan, O-427754 (MIA / KIA) MA
MIA March 2, 1943
On December 7, 1942 Levitan was piloting a P-40 Warhawk on a fighter sweep over Buna intercepting Zeros and Vals. Element leader Levitan attacked the bombers, his P-40 went into a spin into clouds then flew back to 30 Mile Drome near Port Moresby.
On December 26, 1942 Levitan was piloting a P-40 Warhawk on fighter sweep over Buna. Over the target, Levitan claimed a "Zeke" [sic Ki-43 Oscar from the 11th Sentai] over Buna. He earned the Air Medal.
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