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Carl C Conner


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


Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 56th Fighter Group

    56th Fighter 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


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...


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.


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

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

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

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