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404th Fighter Squadron

Squadron

Structure

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Encompassing
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Previously was
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Became
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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Bisterne

Connections

People

  • Gates Roberts

    Military | First Lieutenant | 371st Fighter Group
    Gates Roberts was a pilot flying the P-47 with 211 hrs and 50 minutes combat time and 115 sorties.

  • William Schmitz

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot P-47

Aircraft

  • 42-26294

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Republic P-47D Thunderbolt 42-26294 404th FS, 371st FG, 9th AF USAAF. Crashed on landing and collided with P-47D 42-28426 pilot 2nd Lt William R Myles. Voisins A-58. 9-9-44.

  • 44-20201

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 404FS, 371FG, 9AF USAAF.

  • 42-27376

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 404FS, 371FG, 9AF USAAF.

  • 44-33219 'Always Marge!'

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 404FS, 371FG, 9AF USAAF.

  • 44-200284

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 404FS, 371FG, 9AF USAAF.

Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 February 2019 11:08:14 Emily Changes to nicknames
Sources

Nickname provided by Lonnie Roberts, son of Gates A Roberts of the 404th Fighter Squadron. The unit nickname appeared on Roberts' Leather flying jacket underneath the squadron insignia

Date Contributor Update
09 April 2015 21:19:37 EMBLEMHUNTER Changes to media associations
Sources

my photo, 404th Fighter Squaron on left, middle 471st Fighter Group H.Q. middle, current 471st on right

Date Contributor Update
09 April 2015 21:17:47 EMBLEMHUNTER Changes to media associations
Sources

my photo, 404th Fighter Squadron on far left .471st Fighter Grouop"H.Q." middle image and current 471st on right

Date Contributor Update
09 April 2015 21:16:29 EMBLEMHUNTER Changes to media associations
Sources

my photo, 404th Fighter Squadron on far left .

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 15:49:21 rossingtonj Changes to type
Sources

Type added.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:49 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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