WW II - Lt HF Grenning, Jr. in p-38 Straffing German Airfield, 434th fighter squadron
This is p-38 gun camera footage from a US attack on a German Airfield during WWII. The camera is on, when the bullets are flying. Notice a friend's p-38 show up in the field of view. Details from dad:
* Nancy-Essey aerdrome in Eastern France.
* August 18, 1944.
* 479th Fighter Group mission #135.
* About 35 P-38s involved in actual strafing attack.
* German aircraft destroyed---43
* German aircraft damaged----28
* Lt Bud Grenning confirmed;
** Destroyed - 1 JU-88
** Destroyed - 1 HE-111K
** Damaged - 2 JU-88s You can get the entire story starting on page 135 of the Group book by Terry Fairfield
Historic details provided by dad, one of the last of the p-38 fighter pilots.