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Toul-Croix De Metz

Military site : airfield

Detailed history

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English Heritage's record description

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Service

Units

  • 358th Fighter Group

    358th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 358th Fighter Group flew seventeen missions with the Eighth Air Force from Leiston air base. At the beginning of February 1944 the Group were transferred to the Ninth Air Force in exchange for the 357th Fighter Group. With the Ninth, the Group went...

People

  • Scott Allard

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 358th Fighter Group

  • John Buchanan

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 358th Fighter Group

  • Charles Maehrlein

    Military | Captain | P-47 fighter pilot | 358th Fighter Group
    Imagination....that was the word emblazed on nose of my dad's P-47D Thunderbolt. It was my mom and dad's song and it carried dad thru the war. He and his 366 th fighter squadron flew many crucial missions during the allied liberation of France. He...

  • Edmund Poscavage

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 358th Fighter Group
    First Lieutenant Edmund William Poscavage ...

Aircraft

  • 42-25504

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-8525

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 63FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred 365FS, 358FG, 9AF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 February 2017 12:07:55 general ira snapsorter Created entry with name, number, known as, latitude and longitude
Sources

Place added with details from:
- "Battle Colors Volume III - Insignia and Tactical Markings of the Ninth Air Force in World War Two' by Robert A. Watkins;
- http://www.ixengineercommand.com/airfields/physical.php

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