In the years before deployment to the UK, the Group had been designated as a Bombardment Group (Dive) and trained in A-24 and A-25 dive-bombers and P-39 Airacobras. When, in April 1944, they joined the Eighth Air Force in Britain though, the pilots...
Military site : airfield
Just as nearby Duxford was known as the 'Duck pond' by American airmen, so Fowlmere was known as 'the Hen Puddle' because of the wet conditions that pervaded the bases during the winter of 1943-1944. The 339th Fighter Group had no choice but to persist...
|Failed to Return (FTR)||Germany||12 March 1945|
|28 October 2017 13:38:51||Al_Skiff||Changes to production block number, nicknames, markings, unit associations, place associations and media associations|
Roger Freeman Collection FRE 5958
|27 September 2014 18:41:44||AAM||AAM ingest|
MACR 13417 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database