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George N Acker

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 4th Fighter Group

    4th Fighter Group

    Group
    Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...

  • 335th Fighter Squadron

    335th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 335th Fighter Squadron was the offspring of No. 121 (Eagle) Squadron RAF. Formed on 21 May 1941, No. 121 was the second of the three Eagle Squadrons composed of American volunteers flying out of England. They were known as the "Chiefs" and were...

Associated Place

  • Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 January 2017 10:52:55 Lucy May Changes to place associations
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://www.4thfightergroupassociation.org/335---ground.html

Date Contributor Update
03 December 2016 21:11:41 WD-C Mustang Changes to role
Sources

Merged info from duplicate entry

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

'1000 Destroyed' by Capt. Grover C. Hall, Jr.' / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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