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391st Fighter Squadron

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  • 366th Fighter Group

    366th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved in England over the New Year of 1944, setting up home first at Membury and then at Thruxton. The pilots' first mission was a fighter sweep of the French coast in March 1944 and from then until D-Day that June the ground supported Allied...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Thruxton

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  • Quentin Aanenson

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 366th Fighter Group
    Quentin Aanenson served as a pilot with the 391st Fighter Squadron of the 366th Fighter Group, flying 75 missions in Europe. ...

  • Richard Alderman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 366th Fighter Group
    We attacked a column of tanks and trucks along a road near a castle on the edge of Hurtgen Forest and were shot by flak. ...

  • Paul Bade

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 366th Fighter Group

  • Rufus Barkley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 366th Fighter Group
    Lt. Barkley was the pilot of a Republic P-47 Thunderbolt and was K.I.A. on 17 November 1944, while on a mission over Deuren, Germany. His ability as a fighter pilot, though, was judged to be superior by his commanding officer.

  • Andrew Calhoun

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 366th Fighter Group

  • Leslie Crosswhite

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 366th Fighter Group

  • Willard Dimmick

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 366th Fighter Group
    April 12 1944, from The Wellsboro Agitator Newspaper,Wellsboro Pensylvania. ...

  • Bobbie Duke

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 366th Fighter Group
    30 May 1944 ...

  • Hilmar Erickson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 366th Fighter Group

  • Robert Ferguson

    Military | Captain | Operations Officer | 366th Fighter Group

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01 June 2015 05:23:51 EMBLEMHUNTER Changes to media associations
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13 March 2015 15:46:01 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Gilad Bashan

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07 December 2014 11:26:08 Gilad_Bashan Changes to media associations
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Gilad Bashan

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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