Veterans of The Mighty Eighth: The Oregon Air National Guard’s connections to the Eighth Air Force of World War II

2nd Lt. Victor L. Unruh was a P-47 Thunderbolt pilot of the 406th Fighter Squadron, 371st Fighter Group. On June 21, 1944, he was lost in action during an escort mission for Eighth Air Force heavy bombers flying P-47D Thunderbolt serial number 42-75564 (see Missing Air Crew Report 6681). (The Story of the 371st Fighter Group in the ETO)

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