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Captain David F. Jewell
Fighter Pilot
55th FG - 38th FS

Connections

Units

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

  • 38th Fighter Squadron

People

  • David Jewel

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    67 bomber escort missions over Germany and enemy occupied territories. DFC/ AM w/ 8 Oak Leaf Cluster 3 destroyed

Locations

  • Wormingford

    Military site : airfield
    Wormingford was a Royal Flying Corps/RAF anti-Zeppelin aircraft Landing Ground First World War, rebuilt for the Eighth Air Force 1942-43. It was a Ninth Air Force base from 1943-44, and home to the 362nd Fighter Group. Switching back to the Eighth Air...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 June 2016 19:42:22 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.55th.org/

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