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John H Hoefker


Captain John H Hoefker, piloted North American P-51C Mustang 42-103368 to shoot down three enemy aircraft in June 1944. He became the 10th Photo Recon Group's most successful combatant with credits of 8½ air victories.



  • AD247

    Supermarine Spitfire AD247 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

  • 44-14597

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned 15TRS, 10PRG, 9AF USAAF.


Event Location Date
Born Kenton County, KY, USA 24 May 1919

Kenton County, Kentucky, USA.

Temporary duty 165 Sqn RAF 1 August 1943 – 31 August 1943

30 days temporary duty with 165 Sqn RAF.

Died 18 July 1990

18th Jul 1990.

Lived in Fort Mitchell, KY, USA

Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, USA.


Date Contributor Update
28 June 2015 22:33:49 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources Temp Duty Transfer Details.
Roger Freeman Photo. USAAF photos.