Coleman, James, 2nd Lt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 332nd Fighter Group
Service Years
1943 - 1945
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
Second Lieutenant

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Detroit, Michigan
Last Address
Cattolica Airfield, Italy

Date of Passing
Jun 15, 1945
 
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Sicily-Rome, Italy
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot H Row 3 Grave 48

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Tuskegee Airmen Congressional Gold Medal


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Tuskegee Airmen
  2013, Tuskegee Airmen [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was born in Texarkana, TX and later his family moved to Detroit. He crashed and was killed while practicing dive-bombing after VE Day.
   
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http://www.abmc.gov/search/wwii.php
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56307557
   
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 1944-1944, PT-17 Kaydet
From Year
1944
To Year
1944
   
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 PT-17 Kaydet Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Specifications
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Model Boeing-Stearman PT-17A Kaydet
Length 25.03 ft | 7.63 m
Width 32.15 ft | 9.80 m
Height 9.15 ft | 2.79 m
Engine(s) 1 x Continental R-670-5 Seven-cylinder radial delivering 220hp.
Empty Weight 1,936 lbs | 878 kg
MTOW 2,716 lbs | 1,232 kg
Max Speed 124 mph | 199 km/h | 107 kts
Max Range 505 miles | 812 km
Ceiling 11,204 ft | 3,415 m | 2.1 miles
Climb Rate Not Available
Hardpoints 0
Armament None.
Accommodations 2

   
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Last Updated: May 4, 2013
   
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