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William M Slakes, england.



  • 66th Fighter Wing
  • 78th Fighter Group

    78th Fighter Group

    The 78th Fighter Group was initially based at Goxhill but moved to Duxford in April 1943 and stayed there until October 1945. The 78th FG flew each of the three US built principal fighters of the AAF in the ETO. In their Thundetbolts, the 78th FG ...

  • Headquarters (66th Fighter Wing)


  • William Slakes

    Military | Private First Class | Dispatcher and driver


  • Duxford

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Duxford, now a museum and still a working airfield, was operated by the USAAF from 1943 to 1945. The base was briefly the home of the 350th Fighter Group in late 1942, but it was not until April 1943 that it became a fully American station when the...


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07 October 2017 22:32:14 patrickmpeter Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

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