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2nd Lt William D Bridges Jr 38FS, 55FG 8AF.

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

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

  • 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

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  • William Bridges

    Military | Major | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 82FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 38FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME, OCC, Korean and UN Medals. Post war: Remained in USAF serving in Korea and rising to the rank of Major.

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Date Contributor Update
22 April 2017 15:20:11 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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