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zugfuhrer
03-01-2004, 12:00 PM
Can somebody give me links to pages where I can find figures that shows accounts for pilot/ac losses during WWII. The more detailed the better it is.
Thx
zug

zugfuhrer
03-01-2004, 12:00 PM
Can somebody give me links to pages where I can find figures that shows accounts for pilot/ac losses during WWII. The more detailed the better it is.
Thx
zug

Zyzbot
03-01-2004, 12:29 PM
โท 2/3 of Allied bomber crews were lost for each plane destroyed
โท 3 or 4 ground men were wounded for each killed
โท 6 bomber crewmen were killed for each one wounded
โท Over 100,000 Allied bomber crewmen were killed over Europe
Tour Of Duty % KIA or MIA
Fighters (300 combat hours) 24%
Medium bombers (50 missions 48%
Heavy bombers (30 missions) 71%


http://www.angelfire.com/ct/ww2europe/stats.html
I will try to locate some other sources I have seen in the past. On interesting fact that I do recall is that a large percentage of the fighter pilot losses were to accidents and AAA as compared to those actually shot down by other aircraft.

Zyzbot
03-01-2004, 12:34 PM
Combat losses of the 357th fighter group:

http://www.cebudanderson.com/357thkia.htm