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405th Fighter Squadron

Squadron

Structure

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Bisterne

Connections

People

  • Marvin Abramovitz

    Military | fighter pilot | 371st Fighter Group
    After the war he wrote a book ON THE TRACKING ACCURACY OF A FIGHTER AIRPLANE

  • Jack McWilliams

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 371st Fighter Group
    Born in Arizona, Jack T. McWilliams grew up in Somers, Montana where his parents had moved. He was a graduate of the Flathead High School. In July of 1942, he enlisted in the Air Corps in Kalispell, Montana and completed his pilot training in Texas....

Aircraft

  • 42-26551

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 84FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 405FS, 371FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) armed recce Hirschberg area, suffered mechanical failure of propeller, headed for base, engine failed bellied in. 11-Apr-45 Leon L Hooper Jr RTD MACR 14107.

  • 44-20149

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-75252

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 405FS, 371FG, 9AF USAAF. Crash Landing Bisterne/Sta 415 Cat 5 damage, pilot Lt Eugene E Sanderson KIA, 12-Apr-44.

  • 42-8698 'Able Mabel'

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 369FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 405FS, 510FG, 9AF USAAF.

  • 42-28929

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 405FS, 371FG, 9AF USAAF.

  • 44-32979

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 405FS, 371FG, 9AF USAAF.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 15:49:28 rossingtonj Changes to type
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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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