Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.
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 334th Fighter Squadron was the successor to No. 71 Eagle squadron of the Royal Air Force when the 4th Fighter Group was activated on 12 September 1942. They were based at Debden Field, Essex. The "Fighting Eagles" as they were called, flew...
Military | Captain | Pilot
David W Howe was born on 6 February 1919 at East Hickory, Pennsylvania. He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1941 in Toronto, Canada, and earned his wings as a Sergeant Pilot on 8 October 1942. ...
Military | Staff Sergeant
Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot
Captain Monroe was from Waycross, Georgia. He entered the 4th Fighter Group, 334th Squadron in January 1944, where he was assigned until January 1945, when he was transferred to the 335th Squadron until April 1945. In April he was transferred to the...
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||Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11, UK||29 April 1944|
Landing accident Debden Cat 3 damage 29-Apr-44 pilot Maj Shelton W Monroe.
|04 March 2016 17:29:21||Al_Skiff||Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations|