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  1. Woodchurch

    Woodchurch

    Military site : airfield
    An RAF Advanced Landing Ground used in 1943 with temporary runways and buildings, Woodchurch was handed to the Ninth Air Force in 1944, where it was the brief home of the 373rd Fighter Group. It was abandoned and...

  2. Kurt Byers' Collection UPL 34702

    P47-D 42-25987, crashed at Woodchurch 5 May 1944. Aircraft of 1st Lt. Samuel Fair Marshall.

  3. Clifford A Welden

    Clifford A Welden

    Military | Corporal | 373rd Fighter Group
    Clifford Welden served with the 411th Fighter Squadron of the 373rd Fighter Group out of Woodchurch, England. ...

  4. English Heritage RAF Photography RAF_106G_UK_1449_RP_3271

    Aerial photograph of Woodchurch airfield looking south, the main runway runs vertically, 1 May 1946. Photograph by No 541 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/1449. English Heritage (RAF Photography).

  5. English Heritage USAAF Photography US_34GR_LOC14_VB_1002

    Aerial photograph of Woodchurch airfield looking north, the technical site is lower right, 11 May 1944. Photograph by 34th Photographic Squadron, 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, sortie number US/34GR/LOC14. English Heritage (USAAF Photography).

  6. English Heritage USAAF Photography US_34GR_LOC14_VF_2010

    Aerial photograph of Woodchurch airfield looking south, barrack sites are to the right of the airfield, 11 May 1944. Photograph by 34th Photographic Squadron, 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, sortie number US/34GR/LOC14. English Heritage (USAAF...

  7. Vern A Brenn

    Vern A Brenn

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Crashed in B-24H #42-7549 'The Shark' at Woodchurch airfield, Kent after losing one engine enroute and another on the return from a mission...

  8. Jerome B Silverman

    Jerome B Silverman

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Crashed in B-24H #42-7549 'The Shark' at Woodchurch airfield, Kent after losing one engine enroute and another on the return from a...

  9. Charles  Landells

    Charles Landells

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Crashed in B-24H #42-7549 'The Shark' at Woodchurch airfield, Kent after losing one engine enroute and another on the return from a...

  10. Robert M Nowley

    Robert M Nowley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Crashed in B-24H #42-7549 'The Shark' at Woodchurch airfield, Kent after losing one engine enroute and another on the return from...

  11. Robert J Stickel

    Robert J Stickel

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Crashed in B-24H #42-7549 'The Shark' at Woodchurch airfield, Kent after losing one engine enroute and another on the return from a...

  12. Loran M Bean Jr

    Loran M Bean Jr

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Crashed in B-24H #42-7549 'The Shark' at Woodchurch airfield, Kent after losing one engine enroute and another on the return from a...

  13. John I Scarborough

    John I Scarborough

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Crashed in B-24H #42-7549 'The Shark' at Woodchurch airfield, Kent after losing one engine enroute and another on the return from a...

  14. Edgar P Muirhead

    Edgar P Muirhead

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Crashed in B-24H #42-7549 'The Shark' at Woodchurch airfield, Kent after losing one engine enroute and another...

  15. Alden C Nesbit

    Alden C Nesbit

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Crashed in B-24H #42-7549 'The Shark' at Woodchurch airfield, Kent after losing one engine enroute and another on the return from a...

  16. David  Edmonds

    David Edmonds

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    12 missions. Crashed in B-24H #42-7549 'The Shark' at Woodchurch airfield, Kent after losing one engine enroute and another on the...

  17. Weather Detachment ZL

  18. 42-25987

    42-25987

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  19. 193rd Medical Dispensary

  20. 411th Fighter Squadron

  21. 410th Fighter Squadron

  22. 412th Fighter Squadron

  23. Detachment ZL (40th Mobile Communications Squadron)

  24. Detachment A (1147th Signal Company)

  25. Detachment A (1230th Military Police Company)

  26. Detachment A (859th Chemical Company)

  27. Detachment A (1067th Quartermaster Company)

  28. 859th Chemical Company

  29. 2076th Quartermaster Truck Company

  30. 1588th Ordnance Supply & Maintenance Company

  31. 1067th Quartermaster Company

  32. 1147th Signal Company

  33. Headquarters (373rd Fighter Group)

  34. 74th Bomb Disposal Squadron

  35. 82nd Bomb Disposal Squadron

  36. 45th Mobile Reclamation and Repair Squadron

  37. 495th Service Squadron

  38. 32nd Service Group

  39. Detachment A (2076th Quartermaster Truck Company)

  40. Detachment A (45th Mobile Reclamation and Repair Squadron)

  41. 1230th Military Police Company

  42. Headquarters (832nd Engineer Aviation Battalion)

  43. 42-8699 'Prairie Farmer/Spirit of Los Angeles City College'

  44. Reavy Hawthorne Giles Jr

    Reavy Hawthorne Giles Jr

    Military | Captain
    Assigned to Headquarters Detachment, 384th Bomb Group and detailed as Group Assistant Operations Officer on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #157 dated 30 November 1943.

  45. 373rd Fighter Group

  46. 42-76103 'Cookie II'

    42-76103 'Cookie II'

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 351FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 410FS, 373FG, 9AF USAAF.

  47. 42-8667

    42-8667

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 84FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of 1st Lt Herbert L Boyle. Transferred to 412FS, 373FG, 9AF USAAF.

  48. 42-26942

    42-26942

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 411FS, 373FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) dive bombing mission to Bonn airfield section joined melee with 25+ Me109's and 4 x Fw190's shot down in dogfight. Pilot 1st Lt Frank A Hawn POW. MACR 11493.

  49. 42-28425

    42-28425

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 411FS, 373FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) dive bombing mission to Bonn airfield. On return spotted melee with 2 x dozen Me109's and 4 x Fw190's shot down in ensuing dogfight. Pilot 1Lt Drew F Holbrook POW...

  50. 40th Mobile Communications Squadron