Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Lost strafing Valence aerodrome, on pull out A/C seen to be streaming glycol, last seen heading for Switzerland. A/C abandoned 29 April 44 - Major Frederick W "Freddie" Glover Evaded MACR 5286.
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 | Major | Fighter Pilot | 4th Fighter Group
Fred Glover hailed from Asheville, North Carolina. He had once played a little professional baseball. ...
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||26000 Valence, France||30 April 1944|
Lost strafing Valence aerodrome, on pull out A/C seen to be streaming glycol, last seen heading for Switzerland. A/C abandoned 29 April 44 - Major Frederick W "Freddie" Glover Evaded MACR 5286.
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MACR 5286 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database