Joseph E Schultis

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Name: Joseph E Schultis

First Name(s): Joseph E
Last Name: Schultis

Place of birth: Michigan,

Rank: 2 Lt Pilot
ASN: O-824745
Company: 22nd F Sqdrn
Unit: 36th Fighter Grp 9th USAAF

Reported as: MIA ► POW ► RTD
Date of incident: 27-12-1944
Place of incident: Vielsalm area

His storyAircraft Republic THUNDERBOLT type P-47D-28-RA #42-28866, took off from base Culot, Belgium on January 5, 1945 for a strafing and dive bombing mission. After a strafing past on motor vehicles and transports near Vielsalm, Belgium, his plane was hit. His last call over the radio was that his manifold pressure was low an that his plan has no power.
At first Lt Schultis was reported as MIA. Afterwards as POW imprisoned in Stalag Luft III Sagan-Silesia Bavaria 49-11,
Germany.
Destination: base Aachen, Germany
Mission: Dive Bombing/Strafing
MACR11506

Unit history of 36th Fighter Group

Extra Link(s)
AAD
POW record
BURIAL

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