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  • Carl Breathwit

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 38FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 55FG OTU, 8AF USAAF. Credited 1 x kill. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME. Post war: Remained in USAF rising to Lt Colonel.

  • Alfred Carr

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 38FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) fighter sweep Nurnberg in P-51D 44-14068 'Little Joe'. Hit by flak crashed near Heilbronn. 20-Feb-45. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 12558. Awards: PH, POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Dorman Castle

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot
    Assigned to 38FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. 42 x combat missions. Credited 1 x destroyed, 1 x damaged. Ended Tour Duty (ETD). Awards: DFC, AM(7OLC), WWII Victory, EAME. Post war: Killed in crash in P-80A, 44-85174, 12 miles Nth of Jacksonville, FL 28-Nov-46.

  • McCauley Clark

    Military | Major | Fighter pilot
    McCauley Clark served as a fighter pilot with the 38th Fighter Squadron of the 55th Fighter Group, flying missions out of Wormingford, England. He had received an athletic scholarship to Duke University and earned his diploma and varsity letters in...

  • Billy Clemmons

    Military | Colonel | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 38FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: DFC, AM (9OLC), LOM, WWII Victory, EAME, Korean and UN medal. Post war: remained in USAF serving in Korea and rising to rank of Colonel.

  • Robert Cox

    Military | Captain | fighter pilot 1055 single engine
    Flight leader 38th FS 55th FG Aug 1944 - April 1945. 63 mission.

  • Eugene Holderman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    60 combat missions DFC/ AM w/ 7 Oak Leaf Cluster 3 destroyed, 3 damaged

  • Donald Jackson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot

  • John Kavanaugh

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot

  • Albert Koenig

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down in February 1945 while strafing near Nurnerg. Took some hits in the wing and engine started spewing oil all over the canopy. Headed west immediately. Engine froze up and stopped. Bailed out over Ettlebrook, Luxembourg, just 3 miles inside our...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 November 2017 11:59:53 Lucy May Changes to person associations
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Added associations to airmen's records

Date Contributor Update
04 November 2017 22:34:25 Wrinklie44 Created entry with collection and caption
Sources

Information provide by his son, Robert Stermer-Cox.

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