The 361st Fighter Group was the last P-47 Thunderbolt Group to join the Eighth Air Force. Between 21 January 1944 and 20 April 1945, the Group flew 441 missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers flying over occupied Europe. The...
Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 361st Fighter Group
Arrived in UK August 44, assigned to 361st and flew 62 missions, primarily bomber escort and fighter sweeps. Shot down 3 EA: 1 Me-109, 1 FW-190; 1 Me-262 jet. At end of war in ETO volunteered to go with 361st to Pacific. War ended while training for...
Military site : airfield
Little Walden was built as a Class A airfield suitable for American heavy bombers. The 409th Bomb Group, as part of the Ninth Air Force, was stationed at the base between March and September 1944, flying A-20 Havocs. ...
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