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Felix Kozaczka

Military

Wingman 382nd FS 363rd FG P-51B 1 kill first combat tour
Flight leader 356th FS 354th FG P-47D/P-51D 2 kills 2nd combat tour

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...

  • 363rd Fighter Group

    363rd Fighter Group

    Group
    Equipped with P-51s, the Group entered combat from England in February 1944, flying bomber escort and ground-strafing missions. They took part in the invasion of Normandy, protecting gliders and troop carriers on 6 and 7 June. In September 1944, now...

  • 356th Fighter Squadron
  • 382nd Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • Rivenhall

    Military site : airfield
    Originally allocated to the Eighth Air Force as a heavy bomber base, Rivenhall was built during 1943-44 but transferred to the Ninth Air Force before construction was complete. It had three concrete runways, 51 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2...

  • Staplehurst

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1943 as an Advanced Landing Ground (ALG), Staplehurst was used briefly by RAF fighter squadrons during August to October 1943 and then allocated to the Ninth Air Force. Developed and improved during the winter of 1943-44, the station...

  • Rosieres en Haye

    Military site : airfield

  • Azeville

    Military site : airfield

  • Orconte

    Military site : airfield

  • Maupertus

    Military site : airfield

  • Ober Olm

    Military site : airfield

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 July 2017 07:05:21 fugari Changes to nickname
Sources

JCook Photo Colection & Archives

Date Contributor Update
05 July 2017 07:04:45 fugari Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

JCook Photo Collection & Archives

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