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Timeline Event: Lt. Swett 7 Kills on 1st Mission

Apr 07, 1943

Lt. Swett 7 Kills on 1st Mission

Marine 1st Lt. James Swett, on his 1st combat mission, shot down 7 Japanese VAL's over Guadalcanal-the 1st American to achieve this score in a single mission.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Person

Source:  CAF Airpower Museum

Date Added: 2010-04-07
Date Updated: 2010-04-07

Tags: Lieutenant, James, Swett, Ace, Fighter Ace, Japanese VAL, Guadalcanal, US Marines

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