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Carl C Conner

Military

Assigned to 62FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 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...

  • 62nd Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Boxted

    Military site : airfield
    Boxted was built for heavy bombers and became operational from May 1943. In the few months B-26 Marauders of the 386th Bomb Group were stationed there, there were two night attacks by the Luftwaffe. On 17 August 1943, one man was killed when bombs...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Upshur County, WV, USA 1919
Enlisted 546 Jack Gibbs Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215, USA 25 July 1941

Fort Hayes
Columbus, OH

Based Boxted 1943 – 1945

Assigned to 62FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 January 2018 20:29:33 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, highest rank, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/page/84164129-carl-c-conner/facts

Date Contributor Update
13 September 2017 17:44:20 Al_Skiff Changes to role
Sources

Key Image ID.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:04 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.56thfightergroup.co.uk/personnel.htm

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