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William Walter Fincher


A veteran of 3 wars (WWII, Korea & Vietnam), he served his country as a Lt. Colonel with the USAF. A resident of Sacramento for 49 years. Services: Sept 4, 2012, 2:00 p.m. at East Lawn Memorial Park, Sacramento, CA.

(Source: Sacramento Bee Newspaper, Sep 3, 2012, pg. B-7)


Units served with

  • 366th Fighter Group

    366th Fighter Group

    The Group moved in England over the New Year of 1944, setting up home first at Membury and then at Thruxton. The pilots' first mission was a fighter sweep of the French coast in March 1944 and from then until D-Day that June the ground supported Allied...

  • 391st Fighter Squadron


Event Location Date
Born בית לחם, פנסילבניה, ארצות הברית 25 October 1915
Enlisted פילדלפיה, פנסילבניה, ארצות הברית 9 March 1942
Died 28 August 2012


Date Contributor Update
27 February 2016 11:35:00 Gilad_Bashan Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events and unit associations

Gilad Bashan
Sacramento Bee Newspaper, Sep 3, 2012, pg. B-7

366th Fighter Association

The War We Fought - An almost daily account of the 366th Fighter Group "Hun Hunters" from stand up, June 1, 1943 at Richmond AAF, VA, through deactivation, August 20, 1946 at Fritzlar, Germany.

This 327 page history contains hundreds of never before published photographs plus maps, casualty lists, 42 pages of P-47 Nose Art and much, much more. It is a "must have" resource for aviation history buffs and P-47 modellers.