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Norman L McDonald

Military

11.5 Victory Ace (7.5 with the 52nd FG & 4.0 with the 325th FG)

Service

People

  • Mack Bunderson

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot 1055-single engine/Ground Adjutant | 325th Fighter Group
    318th FS 325th FG Squadron Adjutant. (off flying ststus due to wounds received) 44th FS 18th FG 87 missions 2 air kills WIA SWP Sept 1943. Flight Class 42G Moore Field, Mission, TX Aug 1942

  • Frank Gaunt

    Military | Major | Fighter Pilot-1056 Twin Engine | 325th Fighter Group
    Flight leader 318th FS 325th FG MTO P-51D 23 missions Flight leader 44th FS 18th FG SWP P-40/P-38 8 air kills 143 missions

Units served with

  • 52nd Fighter Group

    52nd Fighter Group

    Group
    Two of the Squadrons of the 52nd Fighter Group flew Spitfires with RAF Fighter Command in August and early September 1942 from northern Ireland. After these preparatory missions, the Group joined the Twelfth and then Fifteenth Air Force in the...

  • 325th Fighter Group

    325th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 325th was first activated as the 325th Fighter Group at Mitchel Field, New York in August 1942 with the 317th,[7] 318th,[8] and 319th Fighter Squadrons[9] assigned. It trained at Hillsgrove Army Air Field with Curtiss P-40 Warhawk aircraft[10]...

  • 2nd Fighter Squadron
  • 318th Fighter Squadron

    318th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    It was established in mid-1942 as a fighter squadron, and trained under I Fighter Command primarily in the northeast with Curtiss P-40 Warhawks. It was deployed to the Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO) in Algeria, and took part in the North...

  • 15th Air Force

Aircraft

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Framingham, MA, USA 21 January 1918
Lived in Middlesex County, MA, USA 1941
Enlisted Boston, MA, USA 28 April 1941
325th FG Combat Tour 71010 Lesina FG, Italy August 1944 – May 1945

249 combat missions

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 November 2016 02:43:12 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

"Checkertails" - Ernest McDowell - page 57
http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=364517

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