On June 13, 1944, Lt. James Empey of the 5th FS, 52nd FG was flying his P-51B named "Little Ambassador" east of Munich Germany in the 4th slot of Blue Flight. Empey spotted a JU-88 below him and dove to attack. Making continuous passes on the German aircraft, avoiding enemy tracers, Empey finally saw strikes on the JU-88's engine and cockpit. The Mustang was never hit. Lt. Empey saw his fourth victory crash and burn. Lt. Empey became an Ace with five victories on June 25, 1944.