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George T Crowell

Military

Assigned to HQ Sqn, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour Duty (ETD).

Awards: DFC, AM (4OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

  • Headquarters (55th Fighter Group)

Associated Place

  • Nuthampstead

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43, Nuthampstead was the nearest Eighth Air Force heavy bomber base to London. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. It was first occupied from September 1943 to April 1944 by the 55th...

  • Wormingford

    Military site : airfield
    Wormingford was a Royal Flying Corps/RAF anti-Zeppelin aircraft Landing Ground First World War, rebuilt for the Eighth Air Force 1942-43. It was a Ninth Air Force base from 1943-44, and home to the 362nd Fighter Group. Switching back to the Eighth Air...

Events

Event Location Date
Lived in Chicago, IL 1941
Based Wormingford 16 February 1943 – 19 February 1945

Assigned to HQ Sqn, 55FG, 8AF USAAF.

Promotion 21 March 1944

Promoted to Lt Colonel.

Promotion 16 April 1944

Promoted to Colonel.

End Tour Duty (ETD) 19 February 1945

Ended Tour Duty (ETD).

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 October 2018 17:28:58 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.station131.co.uk/55th/Pilots/Crowell%20George%20T%20Col.htm

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:12 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / WWW.55th.org roster

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