AIRCRAFT > FIGHTERS > P-39 > Lt Don "Fibber" McGee Downs Zero over 7-Mile Strip, Port Moresby 1May 1942
Lt Don "Fibber" McGee Downs Zero over 7-Mile Strip, Port Moresby 1May 1942
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At 0810 hours on 1 May 1942, Lt Don C. "Fibber" McGee of the 36FS of the 8th FG downs a Japanese Zero over Seven Mile Strip, near Port Moresby, New Guinea. McGee had three confirmed and one probable kill in P-39s and three others, two in P-38s and one in a P-51D over Germany. The field was covered with fog at the time of combat.