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James Pratt Hodges

Military

Major General James P Hodges served as Commanding General of the 2nd Air Division from 13 September 1942 to 1 August 1944. He retired 30 September 1951.

His son, James P Hodges II, served as a fighter pilot with the 56th Fighter Group.

Service

People

  • Philip Ardery

    Military | Major General | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Silver Star/ 2 DFCs/ 4 Air Medals/ Croix de Guerre. ...

  • Kenneth Caldwell

    Military | Major | B-24D Co-Pilot - Command Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Lt. Kenneth M. Caldwell from the 8th Air force, the 389th Bombardment Group, and the 565th Bomb Squadron took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti with Col. Jack W. Wood, on 1 August 1943, flying a B-24D Liberator, 42-40629 named 'The...

  • James Hodges

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 56th Fighter Group
    James P Hodges Jr. served as a pilot with the 56th Fighter Group during World War II. ...

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Units served with

Associated Place

  • Ketteringham Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    300-400 US servicemen were housed in Nissen huts built in what is now woodland next to the Hall. At one time home to Team Lotus (Formula 1); currently privately owned with a memorial in the grounds.

  • Norwich

    Military site : non-airfield

  • Old Catton

    Military site : non-airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born Oakley, Maryland

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 January 2019 02:24:35 Dieterle Changes to person associations
Sources

Philip Ardery, Bomber Pilot: A Memoir of World War II (Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky: 1978) 125.

Date Contributor Update
24 January 2019 00:29:52 Dieterle Changes to person associations
Sources

Philip Ardery, Bomber Pilot: A Memoir of World War II (Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky: 1978) 154-155, passim.

Date Contributor Update
09 June 2015 13:28:35 Lucy May Changes to biography and media associations
Sources

Spelt out abbreviations in the Biography field for ease of understanding.

Date Contributor Update
02 April 2015 04:03:21 JPH3 Changes to highest rank, biography and place associations
Sources

Updated by James P Hodges III (grandson)

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / The Mighty Eighth by Roger Freeman

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