Plane and Patches for Lieutenant Dean N. Post, Jr.

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Title

Plane and Patches for Lieutenant Dean N. Post, Jr.

Alternative Title

Plane and Patches for Lt. Dean Post

Subject

World War II, 1939-1945
Army
Veterans--Florida

Description

The plane and patches for Lieutenant Dean N. Post, Jr. (1921-1944). Lt. Post was a pilot from Tampa, Florida, who served in the U.S. Army during World World II with the 357th Fighter Group of the 264th Fighter Squadron. His airplane crashed in Martimpré, France, on May 27, 1944, and was executed by German authorities after being hidden by French citizens in Gérardmer. Lt. Post is buried at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial in Dinozé, France.

Creator

Jean-Loup Frommer

Source

Original 1-page typed document.

Date Created

ca. 2000-2016

Is Part Of

Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

73.8 KB

Medium

1-page typed document

Language

fre

Type

Text

Coverage

Gérardmer, France

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Epinal Cemetery Project

Curator

Bates, Chris
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"Dean Post." FamilySearch. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VTZL-TCM.
"Crash du P-51 Mustang - type B-10-NA - s/n 42-106632 C5*?" Franch-Crashes 39-45. http://francecrashes39-45.net/page_fiche_av.php?id=2675.
"Missing Air Crew Reports." fold3.com. https://fold3.com/image/28628684/?terms=Dean%20Post.
Frommer, Jean-Loup. "1st Ltt Post N. Dean Jr." Aérostèles. http://www.aerosteles.net/stelefr-gerardmer-post.

Transcript

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P-51B-10-NA Mustang du 357th FG 364th FS 8th AF
Mission : escorte de bombardiers sur Ludwigshafen
Du : samedi 27 mai 1944
Groupe de chasse : 357th FG N° de l’escadrille : 364th FS 8th AF
N° de l’avion : 42-106632 Type : P-51B-10-NA Mustang
Lettres d’indicatif d’appel : C5-?
Abattu par : une possible collision avec le 43-6653 du Lt. Harris de la même unité, ou abattu par la chasse ennemie vers 12h15mn
Lieu de chute : Xéfosse 88230
N° de MACR : 5110

Pilote 1st Lt. POST Dean N. Jr. KIA

Insigne du 357th FG Insigne du 364th FS
P-51B-10-NA Mustang of 357th FG 364th FS 8th AF

Mission: Escorting of bombers on Ludwigshafen
Date: Saturday, May 27, 1944
Target group: 357th FG N of the squadron: 364TH FS 8TH AF
N° of the airplane: 42-106632 Type: P-51B-10-NA Mustang
Signals: C5-?
Shot down by: a possible collision with the 43-6653 of Lt. Harris of the same unit,
or shot by the enemy chase towards 12h15mn
Place of dropping: Xéfosse 88230
N° of MACR: 5110

Pilot 1 st Lt. POST Dean N. Jr. KIA

Insignia of 357th FG Insignia of 364th FS

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