Assigned to 486FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Lost 24-Oct-44 - Lt Thompson R Kyle Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 10116.
The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...
Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 352nd Fighter Group
Entered Army Air Corps in 1942, trained initially at Kelly Field, San Antonio, Soloed at Sparton School of Aeronautics, Tulsa, OK. Basic flight training ended OK. Served in England, France and Germany assigned to 486FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. One of first...
Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 352nd Fighter Group
Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Engelern on 24 Oct 44 in P-51 'Ellie' #42106613
Military site : airfield
Before the Americans arrived Bodney was a grass-surfaced airfield. So when the 352nd Fighter Group arrived with heavy P-47 Thunderbolts, work was carried out to strengthen its roads and runways with steel matting, concrete and tarmac. Nissen huts also...
|Failed to Return (FTR)||Germany||24 October 1944|
|10 April 2017 21:41:37||Al_Skiff||Changes to production block number, nicknames, markings, description, unit associations and place associations|
|27 September 2014 18:40:14||AAM||AAM ingest|
MACR 10116 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database