Sirman, Donald Stainthorpe, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1950-1951, Prisoner Of War (POW)
Service Years
1941 - 1950
Officer Collar Insignia
Captain

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Philadelphia, PA
Last Address
Hartford, CT

Casualty Date
Jun 14, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 1943-1943, AT-6 Texan
From Year
1943
To Year
1943
   
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Aircraft/Missile Information
General characteristics

* Crew: two (student and instructor)
* Length: 29 ft (8.84 m)
* Wingspan: 42 ft (12.81 m)
* Height: 11 ft 8 in (3.57 m)
* Wing area: 253.7 ft (23.6 m)
* Empty weight: 4,158 lb (1,886 kg)
* Loaded weight: 5,617 lb (2,548 kg)
* Powerplant: 1 Pratt & Whitney R-1340-AN-1 Wasp radial engine, 600 hp (450 kW)

Performance

* Maximum speed: 208 mph at 5,000 ft (335 km/h at 1,500 m)
* Cruise speed: 145 mph (233 km/h)
* Range: 730 miles (1,175 km)
* Service ceiling 24,200 ft (7,400 m)
* Rate of climb: ft/min (m/s)
* Wing loading: lb/ft (kg/m)
* Power/mass: hp/lb (kW/kg)

Armament

* Provision for up to 3 0.30 in (7.62 mm) machine gun

   
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Last Updated: Apr 4, 2011
   
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  • Jeffress, Charles, Lt Col, (1942-1980)
  • McGee, Charles Edward, Brig Gen, (1942-1973)
  • Middleton, George, Maj, (1942-1963)
  • Sheldon, Frank, Capt, (1943-1957)
  • Tierce, Stanley
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