Lt. D.E. Karger of USAAF 364th Fighter Squadron shoots down a German Fw-190 aircraft during World War II.
Germany Date:1944, December 5 Duration:32 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Gun camera footage from a P-51D fighter plane of the USAAF 357th Fighter Group, 364th Fighter Squadron, stationed at RAF Leiston. This one is being flown by Lieutenant Dale E. Karger on 5 December, 1944. Camera shows Karger's aircraft tracking and firing at a German Focke Wulf Fw-190 aircraft flying below him. His rounds strike the FW-190 and it bursts into flames and falls toward the ground. (Note: This shows one of two Fw-190s Karger shot down this day. They were his first aerial victories. He went on to finish his tour with credit for 7.5 downed German aircraft.)
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