Harris, William M., MSgt

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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 644-Chief Field Linesman
Last AFSC Group
Signal (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1944-1944, AAF MOS 644, 306th Fighter Wing
Service Years
1942 - 1944
Master Sergeant

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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Piqua
Last Address
Ramitelli Airfield, Foggia, Italy

Casualty Date
Jun 02, 1944
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Misadventure
Location
Italy
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Forest Hill Cemetery - Piqua, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
PLOT: 10 d-459

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 1942-1944, P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk
From Year
1942
To Year
1944
   
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Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Curtiss P-40N / Kittyhawk IV
Length 33.46 ft | 10.20 m
Width 37.47 ft | 11.42 m
Height 12.37 ft | 3.77 m
Engine(s) 1 x Allison V-1710--81 inline piston engine generating 1,360hp.
Empty Weight 6,005 lbs | 2,724 kg
MTOW 8,858 lbs | 4,018 kg
Max Speed 378 mph | 609 km/h | 329 kts
Max Range 240 miles | 386 km
Ceiling 38,156 ft | 11,630 m | 7.2 miles
Climb Rate 2,142.86 ft/min (653 m/min)
Hardpoints 1
Armament 6 x 12.7mm machine guns
1 x 500lb bomb under fuselage
Accommodations 1


Major Variants

* Model 75I - Prototype Base Model derived from XP-37A airframe fitted with Allison 1,150hp V-1710-11 inline engine.
* P-40 - United States Army Air Corps production version fitted with V-1710-33 powerplant.
* Hawk 81-A1 - Export model for French use.
* P-40B - Improved model featuring improved armor and armament with seal-sealing fuel tanks.
* P-40C - Additional 2 x 12.7mm machine guns added to wings; improved seal-sealing fuel tanks.
* P-40D - Fitted with V-1710-39 generating 1,150hp; increase performance at high altitude; improved supercharger.
* P-40E - Only 4 x 12.7mm machine guns in wings.
* P-40F - Improved supercharger.
* P-40L - Similar to the P-40F with improved supercharger and 1,300hp Packard V-1650-1 (license-built 1,300hp Rolls-Royce Merlin) powerplant.
* P-40K - Based on the P-40E model with V-1710-33 powerplant.
* P-40M - Fitted with V-1710-71 powerplant.
* P-40N - Fitted with V-1710-81 OR V1710-99 OR V1710-115 powerplants; improved performance capabilities; decreased overall weight.

   
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Last Updated: May 9, 2013
   
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  315 Also There at This Aircraft:
  • Ananian, Stephen Carnig, 1st Lt, (1942-1945)
  • Bracewell, Noel, SSgt, (1941-1945)
  • Case, Robert
  • Davenport, John, Lt Col, (1942-1977)
  • Doordan, John, Capt, (1941-1945)
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