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Lt. William A Cox. SFX/1SF (ex 355th FG). P-51D 44-13699 OS-D "GI Jive".

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 1st Scouting Force
  • Scouting Force (Experimental) (SFX)

    Scouting Force (Experimental) (SFX)

    Squadron
    Formed by Col. Peaslee following presentation of his theory to Gen. Doolittle. The purpose of the Scouting Force concept was for experienced, tour expired lead bomber pilots, escorted by volunteer fighter pilots, to fly ahead of bomber formations to...

People

  • William Cox

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 357FS, 355FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred 1SF, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Aircraft

  • 44-13699 'G.I.Jive'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 357FS, 355FG, 8AF. Transferred to Scouting Force (Experimental) (SFX). Transferred to 1st Scouting Force.

Locations

  • Honington

    Military site : airfield
    Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 July 2016 21:24:31 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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