Myron A Stone

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Name: Myron A Stone

First Name(s): Myron A
Last Name: Stone

Place of birth: Illinois, Rock Island Cnty, Moline

Rank: 1 Lt Pilot
ASN: O-701194
Company: 513th F Sqdrn
Unit: 406th Fighter Grp 9th USAAF

Reported as: MIA ► POW ► DOW
Date of incident: 25-12-1944
Place of incident: Salle-Troismont

note: Aircraft Republic THUNDERBOLT type P-47D-28RE, #42-28958, took off from its base at Mourmelon-le-Grand, France, for a ground support mission. During the look for enemy vehicles and troops in the vicinity of Salle, Belgium the squadron received a verry intense barrage of light FLAK. The plane was hit, bursted into flames and dived into the ground. 1 Lt Myron A Stone managed to bail out with his parachute and drifted and lodged into trees near a clearing in the vicinity of Troimont where enemy troops were on the roads.
1Lt Stone was taken POW and is recorded DOW on January 5, 1945 in a prison hospital in Germany.

Destination: Bastogne area, Belgium
Mission: Ground Support
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Unit history of 406th Fighter Group

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