Althaus, Keith C., Jr., PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Primary Unit
1941-1942, 24th Pursuit Group, Interceptor
Service Years
1940 - 1942
USAAFEnlisted Collar Insignia
Private First Class

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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Saginaw, Michigan
Last Address
Philippines

Casualty Date
May 22, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Philippines
Conflict
World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot A Row 1 Grave 90

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 1941-1942, P-35 Seversky
From Year
1941
To Year
1942
   
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Specifications (P-35A)

General characteristics

* Crew: One
* Length: 26 ft 11 in (8.2 m)
* Wingspan: 36 ft 0 in (11.0 m)
* Height: 9 ft 10 in (3.0 m)
* Wing area: 219.5 ft (20.4 m)
* Empty weight: 4,565 lb (2,070 kg)
* Loaded weight: 6,105 lb (2,770 kg)
* Max takeoff weight: 8,688 lb (3,940 kg)
* Powerplant: 1 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-45 Twin Wasp radial engine, 1,050 hp (783 kW)

Performance

* Maximum speed: 310 mph (496 km/h)
* Cruise speed: 260 mph (418 km/h)
* Range: 950 mi (1,530 km)
* Service ceiling: 31,400 ft (9,570 m)
* Rate of climb: 1,918 ft/min (9.74 m/s)
* Wing loading: 27.8 lb/ft (136.0 kg/m)
* Power/mass: 0.17 hp/lb (0.28 kW/kg)

Armament

2x 0.30 in machine guns; 2x 0.50 in machine guns; up to 350 lb (160 kg) of bombs

   
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