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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Pilots of the 338th Fighter Squadron, 55th Fighter Group. Left to right they are: First Lieutenant Kenneth A. Lashbrook, First Lieutenant Richard C. Herbst and Lieutenant Hugh Bodiford.

Connections

Units

  • 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...

  • 338th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Hugh Bodiford

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot
    2 air plus 3 ground kills. flew F-80s in Europe 1948-49. Flew 100 missions during Korean War with 39th FIS in F-51Ds 1950-1951.

  • Richard Herbst

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Richard Herbst served as a pilot with the 55th Fighter Group and the 78th Fighter Group.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:41:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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