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Oliven Thomas Cowan

Military

a P-47 Thunderbolt Pilot, he flew 88 combat missions over Europe

Service

Units served with

  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in December 1943 as part of the Ninth Air Force. Flying P-47s, the Group took part in missions over northern France designed to weaken Germany's ability to repulse the planned Allied invasion of summer 1944. After the...

  • 388th Fighter Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born Gaston County, NC, USA 1923
Enlisted Santa Ana, CA, USA 12 May 1943
Died Murphy, NC 28906, USA 16 September 2018

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 September 2018 20:22:55 KD4ITI Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events and unit associations
Sources

Dave Wentzel
8th AF Historical Society (Metrolina Wing)

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