1st Lt Jerome J Ballard 504FS, 339FG, 8AF.
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 | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
Assigned to 504FS, 339FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited 1 x kill. Failed to Return (FTR) sweep to Bremen, whilst strafing Kaltenkirchen aerodrome in P-51 'Pedunk' 44-14647, hit by flak in coolant system, abandoned A/C, chute streaming but not inflating due to...