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Lt. Benjamin Q. Ezzell (in front of doorway) next to Lt. Ralph Kidd Hofer.



  • Benjamin Ezzell

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot/Duty Intelligence Officer/Unit Censor
    At the time of the D-Day invasion (then) Lt. Ezzell coordinated security, map work, etc. He was at the time Duty Intelligence Officer, and also the Unit Censor.

  • Ralph Hofer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot-1055 single engine
    Ralph Kidd Hofer was born Ralph Kidd Halbrook on a farm near Salem, Missouri, in 1921. Upon his father's death, when Ralph was only four, his mother remarried and his name was changed to Ralph Kidd Hofer. Eventually the name "Kidd" stuck with him...


Date Contributor Update
22 March 2015 13:04:48 apollo11 Created entry with caption and person associations

Personal research & 'The Debden Warbirds' by Frank Speer.