RE: P-47 44-19580 of Lt Olger KIA 29 of August 1944
Alex--Paul this was 353FG mission 285 , 44 P-47s led by Capt. Price strafing-bombing in Brussels area. Bad weather had reduced bomber operations.
Take-off 07.16, return 10.12; the 350th were strafing at Diest/ Schaffen A/F and Aal was no. 4 of 5-plane flight. Flak was alerted by the time they started, he was either hit by flak or an exploding target.
He was flying LH--Q 44-19580 formerly Lt. Col. Gallup's LH--N " Rat-a Dat ". The group were informed some time later that he crashed 7 m. west of St. Trond. Nick