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