Britton, Peter Jack, 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1082-Pilot, B-26
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1952-1953, Missing In Action (MIA)
Service Years
1940 - 1952
Officer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant

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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Winston-Salem, N.C.
Last Address
Pusan-East AB (K-9), South Korea

Casualty Date
Oct 29, 1952
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Cameron Presbyterian Church - Moore County, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 1950-1952, B-26K/A-26K Counter Invader
From Year
1950
To Year
1952
   
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 B-26K/A-26K Counter Invader Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
The B-26K is a modified and remanufactured A-26B originally built during World War II. On Mark Engineering of California rebuilt aging Douglas B-26Bs during 1964 and 1965 for use in the Vietnam War. Due to political considerations the aircraft were called A-26A during their deployment to Thailand with the 609th Special Operations Squadron. Their duties in Vietnam primarily consisted of interdicting the flow of North Vietnamese supplies and troops down the Ho Chi Minh Trail. Invaders served until 1969 when the last of them were returned to the United States.

   
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Last Updated: May 8, 2011
   
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  64 Also There at This Aircraft:
 
  • Fulton, Fitzhugh Lee, Lt Col, (1943-1966)
  • Humme, Carel, Lt Col, (1948-1978)
  • Matthews, Enoch, 1st Lt
  • Mejia, Bob, A1C, (1952-1956)
  • NICHOLS, GORDON (NICK), MSgt, (1946-1971)
  • Richards, Arthur, MSgt, (1952-1972)
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