Captain Ball of the 339th Fighter Group is presented an award by Brig. General Murray C. Woodbury at an 8th Air Force Station F-378 In England. 22 July 1944.
NARA Ref 342-FH-3A07316-71761AC.
In the years before deployment to the UK, the Group had been designated as a Bombardment Group (Dive) and trained in A-24 and A-25 dive-bombers and P-39 Airacobras. When, in April 1944, they joined the Eighth Air Force in Britain though, the pilots...
Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
Assigned to 504FS, 339FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited 1 x Kill. Completed tour of duty. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.
Military | Brigadier General | Fighter Wing Commander; Commanding General
Murray C. Woodbury was born in 1899 in Burlington, Vt. He graduated from the Florida Military Academy in 1917, and attended Norwich University, Vt. He served as a private and private first class, Aviation Section, Signal Reserve, from Jan. 31, 1918, to...