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Robert T Sand

Military

SSgt 38th FS 55th FG 1942-45.
From Bellingham, WA
Well known for the beautiful color images he took during the war.

Service

Units served with

  • 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...

  • 38th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Wormingford

    Military site : airfield
    Wormingford was a Royal Flying Corps/RAF anti-Zeppelin aircraft Landing Ground First World War, rebuilt for the Eighth Air Force 1942-43. It was a Ninth Air Force base from 1943-44, and home to the 362nd Fighter Group. Switching back to the Eighth Air...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Portland, Oregon 9 November 1914
Died 5 February 2003

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 November 2017 23:07:21 fugari Changes to biography and awards
Sources

JCook Photo Collection and Archives

Date Contributor Update
01 May 2015 15:26:04 Emily Changes to nickname
Sources

Unit Roster 55th.org

Date Contributor Update
30 March 2015 09:57:28 rossingtonj Changes to media associations
Sources

Media assoiations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:12 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self

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