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Louis Frank III

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 57th Fighter Group

    57th Fighter Group

    Group
    The group was first activated as the 57th Pursuit Group in January 1941, flying P-40 Warhawks as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later assigned to the I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York.[3] It trained in New England and...

  • 64th Fighter Squadron

    64th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    Formed as a P-40 Warhawk pursuit squadron in January 1941 as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York. Trained in New England and provided air defense of the northeast after the Japanese...

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Amendola

    Military site : airfield

  • Hal Far

    Military site : airfield

  • Scordia

    Military site : airfield

  • Alto

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born Louisville, KY, USA 9 May 1920
Enlisted Louisville, KY, USA 28 January 1942

Bowman Field

Aerial Victories south of Florence, Italy 6 April 1944

2x BR.20

Squadron Commander - 64th FS Alto, 20242 Pietroso, France 20 April 1944 – 24 October 1944
Died Annapolis, MD, USA 29 November 2002

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 December 2016 00:14:32 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, firstname, suffix, nationality, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

"57th Fighter Group" - Carl Molesworth - page 88,89
http://death-records.mooseroots.com/l/142899631/Louis-Frank
http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=1017103

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