The Luftwaffe missions, on the other hand, involve a nailbiter attack on Allied shipping with a Ju-88A, and a typical bomber interception with a FW-190
In January 1944, over the Anzio beachhead, Baugh along with his wingman were credited with a victory for shooting down a German FW-190
Levesque (later commissioned) was perhaps the first Allied airman to tangle with and identify the then new FW-190
German fighter aircraft.
Hall of Brazil, Indiana, shot down an FW-190, the first enemy fighter downed by a 99th pilot.
Dryden, USAF (Ret.), in his book A-Train: Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman, published by the University of Alabama Press in 1997, in a present tense narrative, wrote of the debriefing after their return from the mission of July 2: "After telling of our experiences during the mission we learn some good news and some bad, really sad, news." The good news was of the shooting down of an FW-190 by Lieutenant Hall, "the first 'Negro American' to shoot down a plane in aerial combat." Then, "the bad news is that two of our mates have not returned to base....
The first Canadian to bring down a FW-190
became involved in several scraps, including one that ended at low level when his engine stalled and he plunged into the English Channel and later to be taken prisoner.
-- based on a real plane in a German museum -- will join his British Spitfire fighter and his American P-51 Mustang fighter.
Three days later, MacKay was engaging an FW-190
at low level when the pilot lost control and crashed.