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George M. Lamb

Military

Flight leader/OPS Officer 356th FS 354th FG
Post War HQ 405th FG Occupation Duty
Lt Col Utah ANG retired
7.5 air kills, 1 probable, 3.5 damaged in the air plus .5 ground kill

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...

  • 405th Fighter Group

    405th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 405th Fighter Group was a fighter bomber unit of the United States Army Air Force in World War II. They group flew P-47 Thunderbolts in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) starting with the buildup to the Invasion of Normandy ("D-Day") through...

  • 356th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

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

  • Rosieres en Haye

    Military site : airfield

  • Orconte

    Military site : airfield

  • Ober Olm

    Military site : airfield

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Date Contributor Update
27 November 2017 00:53:37 fugari Changes to middlename
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Date Contributor Update
27 November 2017 00:50:59 fugari Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
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