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Carl G Bickel

Military

5 kill ace
Hub stands for Head Up (his ass) Bickel.

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...

  • Cricqueville

    Military site : airfield

  • Gael

    Military site : airfield

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 December 2017 20:50:30 fugari Changes to media associations
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photo of unknown pilot removed from bio page.
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Date Contributor Update
14 November 2016 20:56:01 fugari Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, unit associations, place associations and media associations
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