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Samuel O Stamps

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 27th Air Transport Group
  • 56th Fighter Group

    56th Fighter Group

    Group
    Flying P-47 Thunderbolts throughout their time stationed in England, the Group, known as "the Wolfpack", had more ace pilots than any other Eighth Air Force Fighter Group. The 56th Fighter Group also destroyed more enemy aircraft in air combat than any...

  • 63rd Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-22762 Tinkle

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    To 366 FG 9th AF

  • 42-26059 'Quaker Schiemeil'

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 63FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred War Weary as a two seater to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 4FG HQ Sqn. One-time personal aircraft of Col Everett W Stewart.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 July 2018 11:01:00 general ira snapsorter Changes to role, events and aircraft associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ;
- www.56thfightergroup.co.uk/personnel.htm

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:00 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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