Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission to Rouen area, made 3 passes to strafe a truck convoy over a grass airfield and was shot down by flak on 6-Jun-44. Pilot Lt Harold H Fredericks evaded capture and was returned to duty. EVD RTD. MACR 5609.
Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...
The 336th Fighter Squadron was constituted by the War Department on 22 august 1942, and was activated at Bushey Hall, England, on 12 September. It had been designated as No. 133 (Eagle) Squadron, and was made up of American volunteers to the Royal Air...
Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 4th Fighter Group
Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Lt. Harold H. Fredericks was shot down by flak on 6 June 1944. He evaded capture and was returned to duty. ...
Military | GP | 4th Fighter Group
Military | Staff Sergeant | Crew Chief | 4th Fighter Group
One time Crew Chief for Lt. Harold H. Fredericks and Lt. Conrad C. Ingold.
Military site : airfield
RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...
|Crashed||Évreux, France||6 June 1944|
Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission to Rouen area,
|04 June 2016 16:49:45||Al_Skiff||Changes to production block number, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations|
|27 September 2014 18:40:13||AAM||AAM ingest|
MACR 5609 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database