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Lt. Benjamin M. Hagan, 368th Fighter Squadron ,359th Fighter Group



  • 359th Fighter Group

    359th Fighter Group

    The 359th Fighter Group flew 346 missions from East Wretham between December 1943 and April 1945. In the main these missions were escorting bombers flying over occupied Europe. The Group, soon after converting from Thunderbolts to Mustangs, were...

  • 368th Fighter Squadron

    368th Fighter Squadron

    Distinguished Unit Citation: Germany, 11 September 1944.


  • Benjamin Hagan

    Military | First Lieutenant
    Lt. Benjamin M. Hagan III enlisted in his hometown of Chattanooga, TN, on 28 March 1942. Assigned to the 368th Fighter Squadron in April 1943, on his 66th combat mission with the 359th Fighter Group, while attacking a train on 8 June 1944, Lt. Hagan...


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07 August 2019 22:29:44 Janet Fogg Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

Archived by Char Baldridge, Historian, 359th Fighter Group Association.
Posted by Janet Fogg, 359th Fighter Group Historian.