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William Y Anderson

Military

7 kills plus 2 V-1s

Service

Units served with

  • 354th Fighter Group

    354th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in the autumn of 1943 and was assigned to the Ninth Air Force in December 1943. The Group were the first to fly P-51 Mustangs operationally and in their bomber escort missions pushed to find the long-range limits of the...

  • 353rd 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...

  • Lashenden

    Military site : airfield
    Close to but completely separate from RAF Headcorn, Lashenden was built for the RAF during 1942-43 as an Advanced Landing Ground (ALG), initially as a light bomber base and then as a training base for mobile fighter squadrons. Enlarged and improved for...

  • Gael Airfield

    Military site : airfield

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 April 2017 04:53:25 fugari Changes to awards, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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