|Birth: ||Jul. 7, 1916|
|Death: ||Nov. 12, 1989|
Tuskegee Airman. Captain McDaniel was among 72 members of the 332nd Fighter Group who, on March 24, 1945 departed their base at Ramitelli, Italy on an important bomber escort mission. The 332nd was to escort the bombers for the first segment of their mission. When the relief squadron that was to escort the bomber formation to their destination in Berlin did not appear, the 332nd pressed on, even though their P-51 aircraft were getting low on fuel. As the bombers approached their target, the were attached by a formation of German Me-262 jet fighters. The 332nd, engaged these aircraft and shot down three. No bombers were lost. Captain McDaniel was one of two Tuskegee Airman shot down and he was taken prisoner. He was freed at the end of the Second World War. He subsequently saw combat during the Korean War and later retired from active duty as a Lieutenant Colonel.
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Section 65, Grave 2822
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 03, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 18238
Miss you Love Always, Faye McDaniel|
Added: Apr. 13, 2017
Happy Thanksgiving, Miss you. Love Faye.|
Added: Nov. 22, 2016
How many born since the end of WWII, are here because an ancestor who served in the U S Army Air Corps was protected by the Tuskegee Air Men?Thank for your service during the wars and during the Civil Rights movement.|
Added: Oct. 27, 2016
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