The Me-109, a workhorse German fighter
My dad brought one of these down during a mission over Sofia, Bulgaria on November 14, 1943. That mission figured in his receiving the Distinguished Flying Cross.
The aerodrome at Eleusis, Greece. 16 Nov. '43.
Kalamaki Aerodrome, 17 Nov. Notice the bomb craters from a previous mission two days earlier. For a picture of this target on 15 Nov, go
at J. Kopplitz' site.
Preparing for War
Going "Over There"
Campaigns Page 2 --- you are here
1. Map --- 489th Sqn book
2. Me-109 --- Air Force - A Pictoral History of American Airpower, Martin Caidin
3. DFC --- Bagby collection
4. Eleusis --- 489th Sqn book
5. Kalamaki --- Bagby collection