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Major James Gardner Curl
57th FG - 64th FS
52nd FG - 2nf FS

KIA 19 March 1945 while he was the Commanding Officer of the 2nd Fighter Squadron

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Units

  • 52nd Fighter Group

    52nd Fighter Group

    Group
    Two of the Squadrons of the 52nd Fighter Group flew Spitfires with RAF Fighter Command in August and early September 1942 from northern Ireland. After these preparatory missions, the Group joined the Twelfth and then Fifteenth Air Force in the...

  • 57th Fighter Group

    57th Fighter Group

    Group
    The group was first activated as the 57th Pursuit Group in January 1941, flying P-40 Warhawks as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later assigned to the I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York.[3] It trained in New England and...

  • 2nd Fighter Squadron
  • 66th Fighter Squadron

    66th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    Formed as a P-40 Warhawk pursuit squadron in January 1941 as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York. Trained in New England and provided air defense of the northeast after the Japanese...

People

  • James Curl

    Military | Major | fighter pilot-1055 single engine/squadron commander
    CO 66th FS 57th FG and 2nd FS 52nd FG Awarded British DSO by Air Marshal Sir William Sholto Douglas KIA March 18, 1945 MACR 13066

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Date Contributor Update
14 December 2016 23:03:50 466thHistorian Changes to place associations
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Date Contributor Update
14 December 2016 23:02:36 466thHistorian Changes to unit associations
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Date Contributor Update
14 December 2016 22:40:01 466thHistorian Changes to place associations
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Date Contributor Update
14 December 2016 22:40:00 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
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