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

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Tuskegee Airmen Congressional Gold Medal


 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
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, BT-13 Valiant
From Year
1944
To Year
1944
   
Personal Memories
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Aircraft/Missile Information
General characteristics

* Crew: two, student and instructor
* Length: 28 ft 10 in (8.79 m)
* Wingspan: 42 ft 0 in (12.80 m)
* Height: 11 ft 6 in (3.51 m)
* Wing area: 239 ft (22 m)
* Empty: 3,375 lb (1,531 kg)
* Maximum takeoff: 4,496 lb (2,039 kg)
* Powerplant: 1 x Pratt & Whitney R-985-AN-1, 450 hp (336 kW)

[edit] Performance

* Maximum speed: 180 mph (290 km/h)
* Range: 725 miles (1,167 km)
* Service ceiling: 21,650 ft (6,600 m)

   
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Last Updated: May 4, 2013
   
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  58 Also There at This Aircraft:
 
  • Feathers, James, Sgt, (1941-1945)
  • Hartman, William, WO1, (1943-1945)
  • Jeffress, Charles, Lt Col, (1942-1980)
  • Lovett, Roger, Lt Col, (1943-1971)
  • Ree, John F., Lt Col, (1943-1973)
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